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Michael Owen reckons West Ham will take a point from trip to Old Trafford

Former Manchester United striker Michael Owen is backing West Ham to get a point at Old Trafford tonight in the Premier League.

It seems he’s been won over by the hype surrounding the Hammers this season as they look to push for a top four finish.

Manchester United could still fall into that top four dog fight – but they also have the chance to push for a second-place finish. That, along with a trophy, is the objective between now and the end of the season.

Owen reckons West Ham could surprise United, saying: “David Moyes has been touted widely as a candidate for Manager of the Year and I have to say it’s well deserved.

“The Hammers are exceeding most people’s expectations and I see this being a very tricky fixture for Manchester United. United’s best performances have been on the road this season. At home, overall, they’ve been decent, however, they do tend to switch off.

“It must be noted that Jesse Lingard will miss out due to the terms of his loan deal, so that is a blow for the visitors.

“That said, I still think the Hammers have enough about them to get something, so I’m siding with David Moyes for a final prediction against his former employers.”

Owen’s prediction: 1-1.

Editor’s note: I hope you didn’t fall asleep reading Owen’s verdict on tonight’s game.

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