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Fergie vows decisive action if United surrender title

ESPN staff
May 11, 2012
Sir Alex Ferguson hoping for Mark Hughes favour

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has hinted he will not be afraid to make changes to the playing squad if the Red Devils miss out on the Premier League title on Sunday.

Manchester City will, in all probability, only need to beat relegation-threatened QPR at the Etihad Stadium in order to lift the title, leaving United in second place.

Should City emerge as champions, many pundits expect their success to usher in an era of dominance for the blue half of Manchester, such is the club's spending power.

However, Ferguson is in typically bullish mood, and has vowed to react positively and decisively in the summer no matter what happens this weekend.

"We do tend to get there in the end but it looks like we're going to miss out this season," Ferguson said. "We're not looking as though it's the end of an era for us. In many ways, it's the start of one for us.

"The challenge will be really obvious to them [the players] now. If they lose the league, as we did with Chelsea a couple of years ago, we did something about it. Hopefully, we can do so again."

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