Paul Scholes thinks Arsenal will progress into the Europa League final as he tipped Mikel Arteta’s side to beat Villarreal.
The Gunners booked their place in the final four of the European competition with a comfortable second-leg victory over Slavia Prague in the Czech Republic.
Meanwhile, Manchester United also confirmed their semi-final place as they cruised past Spanish side Granada 4-0 over two legs.
The Premier League duo are on the other side of the draw from one another, with United facing Roma in the other semi-final.
That does leave the possibility of an all-English Europa League final, though, and Scholes has been talking that up.
The former Manchester United star has backed Arsenal to get the job done against Villarreal in the semis and meet his old club in the final in Gdansk.
“That would be great. Arsenal, playing against them, you’d fancy them [United] to win that,” the former Red Devils midfielder said on BT Sport.
“Any team left in this competition, they wouldn’t worry about it.”
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Scholes then brought up Arsenal and Arteta’s recent experience in major finals, with the Gunners beating Manchester City in the FA Cup last year.
He thinks that could be a big advantage for the north London club, but still backs his former side to triumph in the competition.
“The one thing Arsenal do have is the experience of winning a big game, they beat City in an FA Cup final with Arteta,” Scholes added.
“They’ve not been great this year, but that would worry you slightly. I still think United will win it, though.”