Previous Premier League striker, Michael Owen, has upheld Manchester United to beat Astana in the present UEFA Europa League opener at Old Trafford.

He likewise tipped Arsenal to beat Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany, while Wolves will overcome Braga at home.

Addressing BetVictor, Owen stated: “Joined increased a restricted, yet truly necessary, win against Leicester on Saturday and ought to tail it up in what is the primary European game among English and Kazakhstani clubs.

“Astana lost 2-0 against Bate Borisov in Belarus in the last passing round however had won the first leg 3-0.

“It would disillusion whenever United didn’t get their Europa League battle off to a triumphant beginning.”

Remarking on the Frankfurt versus Arsenal game, Owen stated: “A year ago’s beaten semi-finalists Frankfurt engage a year ago’s beaten finalists Arsenal in one of the rounds of Matchday one.

“The Bundesliga outfit are a genuine danger, particularly at home, in spite of the fact that they lost 2-1 at Augsburg at the end of the week and lost their most-prized resource Sebastien Haller to West Ham throughout the late spring.

“The Gunners are probably going to get their opportunities on the break and I feel their quality strikers will give Unai Emery a triumphant beginning as they offer to go one preferable in the challenge over a year ago.'”

On the Wolves versus Braga coordinate, Owen stated: “Wolves have won every one of the six Europa League ties in arriving at the Group organizes this season and their Portuguese mentor Nuno Espirito Santo will thoroughly understand his countrymen who visit Molineux on Thursday.

“For sure, there are seven Portuguese players in the Wolves squad just as Frenchman Willy Boly who played for Braga between 2015-16.

“Wolves have surrendered multiple times in their last couple of alliance games, however Braga have additionally lost their last couple of local games and were whipped 4-0 at home by Benfica in their penultimate match. I would like to see Wolves broaden their incredible late European record.”