Michael Owen makes Premier League predictions including Manchester United and Arsenal

United face Burnley in a crunch clash at Turf Moor
United face Burnley in a crunch clash at Turf Moor (Picture: Getty Images)

Manchester United have the chance to go top of the table when they travel to Turf Moor to take on Burnley on Tuesday night.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are in a rich vein of form, winning eight of their last 10 Premier League matches to close the gap on current leaders Liverpool.

United bounced back from their Carabao Cup semi-final exit to Manchester City last week with 1-0 victory over Watford on Saturday night to progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Solskjaer's side have shot up the table
Solskjaer’s side have shot up the table (Picture: Getty Images)

Meanwhile, their opponents Burnley needed penalties to get past League One side MK Dons last weekend.

Edinson Cavani will be available for United following the completion of his three-match ban for comments on social media.

Owen sees Cavani’s return as a big plus for Solskjaer’s side and is backing the Red Devils to come out on top against the Clarets.

‘Back on league duty, United will be hoping to keep their momentum going after an impressive run of results has seen the Reds surge into second spot,’ Owen told BetVictor.

‘The big news for me here is the return of Edinson Cavani. United create so many chances and I think the Uruguayan will benefit hugely from that.

‘Despite Burnley’s recent upturn in form, I think United will have more than enough to pick up another 3 points on the road.’

After a miserable start to the season, Arsenal have been in resurgent form in recent weeks.

Three Premier League wins on the bounce were followed up by a 2-0 victory against Newcastle in their FA Cup third-round tie on Saturday.

And Owen believes Mikel Arteta’s side will carry on their winning run by beating Crystal Palace at the Emirates on Thursday evening.

‘Arsenal seem to be growing in confidence,’ Owen added. ‘They notched up their fourth win in a row at the weekend with an extra-time win in the FA Cup against Newcastle. The mood certainly seems better at the Emirates and I’d expect them to keep improving.

‘Palace are still too inconsistent for me. They have only won once in their last seven matches and that came against a struggling Sheffield United.

‘With the positive vibes now back at the Emirates, I think the home side will continue on their upward curve and take the points.’

Michael Owen's Premier League predictions

Sheffield United vs Newcastle: Draw

Wolves vs Everton: Draw

Man City vs Brighton: Man City win

Burnley vs Man Utd: Man Utd win

Spurs vs Fulham: Spurs win

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace: Arsenal win

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