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Solano: Newcastle can play with freedom against Man Utd

Newcastle United hero Nobby Solano says they can beat Manchester United tomorrow.

The Toon will host United on Sunday.

Solano told ChronicleLive: "I would say Man United - because of their history - are under more pressure than Newcastle. When it comes to who has to finish in the top four, Man United have the pressure.

"Newcastle came into this game on the back of two good results and they needed it to stay in the chase. But Newcastle can be more relaxed than Man United.

"If they win it's another big three points. For me, Newcastle seem in the better position because of the games in hand."

The Peru legend added: "I don't think the Carabao Cup final will be weighing on Newcastle's minds. This is a different situation.

"Man United and Newcastle both knew how important Wembley was but it's gone. Man United obliged and won the cup that day.

"But Sunday sees us into the last period of the season and it's down to points now. It is an important game for both teams and for me they are in different situations, one is under pressure, the other isn't."

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