Bryan Robson: 'Manchester United are the favourites'

Robson: 'United are the favourites'
© PA Photos
Bryan Robson claims that former club Manchester United should be considered the favourites for the Premier League title.

Former Manchester United captain Bryan Robson believes that Sir Alex Ferguson's side hold the advantage in the Premier League title race.

United have twice slipped up in recent weeks, allowing Manchester City to move within three points at the top of the table.

However, Robson has placed his former club as firm favourites with the end of the season approaching.

"It's a great challenge for both clubs because the team who does win this game will probably go on to win the title," Robson told talkSPORT.

"I'm saying that but Newcastle are flying at the moment and so Manchester City have got a real tough game when they go up to St James' Park. I still feel it is Manchester United's advantage, even though City have got the home game. It is in United's hands.

"If we don't get beaten in the derby game then we have got a fantastic chance of winning the title but it is going to be a close thing."

Robson represented United between 1981 and 1994.

Eden Hazard
Read Next:
Lille resigned to losing Hazard
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account