Former Liverpool, Stoke City and Manchester United striker Michael Owen has backed the big boys to secure their place in the FA Cup fourth round after their respective third round ties.

Michael Owen backed the big boys namely Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United while he predicted the scoreline for some FA Cup third round ties on Bet Victor. Michael Owen is certain that Arsenal will get the better of Newcastle United in one of the all-Premier League clashes in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Premier League legend also backed Chelsea and Manchester United to get past lower league opponents in their third round ties.

Michael Owen believes that FA Cup holders Arsenal will continue their impressive record against Newcastle United when the two teams meet in the FA Cup third round clash billed to take place at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday evening. Arsenal have won 14 of their last 15 games in all competitions against the Magpies and Michael Owen has tipped the Gunners to beat his former club 2-1 at home and make it 15 wins from 16 games. Ahead of the game, Arsenal will welcomenew signings Thomas Partey and Gabriel Magalhaes back into their squad after recent absence. Ghanaian international Partey has recovered from thigh problem, while Gabriel is fit to return after recovering from Coronavirus.

Michael Owen also predicted the scoreline for the Chelsea and Manchester United games. According to him, Chelsea will thump League Two club Morecambe 6-0 at home to return to winning ways after a poor run of one point from the last nine available. Michael Owen also said that his former club Manchester United will get the better of Watford who were just relegated from the Premier League last year. The ex-Manchester United star has called the game 3-1 in favour of hosts Manchester United.