City are favourites in derby - Van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says Manchester City are the favourites for Sunday's derby, despite the match taking place at Old Trafford.

City have won six of the last eight derbies, dating back to 2011's 6-1 win.

Van Gaal feels the Blues' status as Premier League leaders means they should be regarded as favourites to extend their run of derby success.

He adds: "They are first. We are third. There's a goal difference. A points difference. They are the favourite."

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