Manchester United vs LASK Linz: Charlie Nicholas shares his prediction

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Charlie Nicholas has predicted an easy win for Manchester United in the second leg of our Europa League tie against LASK Linz.

We won the Austrian side back 5-0 in the first leg in March behind closed doors.

A much-changed line-up is expected at Old Trafford on Wednesday night, with youngsters such as Teden Mengi, James Garner, Tahith Chong and Ethan Laird all in with a chance of getting some first-team action.

The Arsenal legend is expecting an easy 2-0 win for the Red devils to secure our place in the quarter-finals, despite multiple changes to the team.

He told Sky Sports: “All of the potential fringe players could get some minutes – why not give them a taste of European football?

“It is a tricky one as they do need their big players to get back up to speed and the pace of the game. However, I would be careful as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer does want to have a go at winning the Europa League.

“Either way, this should be a comfortable night. Whether he plays the youngsters or not I don’t know. I am not convinced because of their fitness, but it will be a United win.

“I think there will be five or six changes. Scott McTominay has not played much, so he and the likes of Juan Mata and Brandon Williams should also come in.”