Will Manchester United qualify for the Champions League? Gary Neville shares his prediction

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Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville has backed the club to finish fourth in the Premier League this season above top-four rivals Leicester City.

He also backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to win his first trophy as manager before the end of the campaign.

He told Sky Sports: “Leicester have had a great season, for them to be in front of United at this stage is a great achievement.

“But you would be surprised if United didn’t go and follow this through. They’ve got a good run of fixtures and have got Leicester to play as well.

“United look so dominant at this moment in time. You’d almost like to see them playing the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City to see where they are, although that could come in the FA Cup and Europa League games.

“It’s been comfortable for United in recent weeks and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will want those big tests because they look ready for them. They have looked so comfortable in games and they will go on to have a really good season.

“At times this season I wondered what was going to happen, but I think they will overtake Leicester and get into the Champions League, and they could even win a trophy with it all to play for in the two cup competitions they are still in.”