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United have title in sights, says Fergie

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Alex Ferguson admits the destiny of the Premier League title is in Manchester United's hands after they opened up a commanding 12-point lead over Manchester City with a 2-0 win against Everton. 

Manchester United's Dutch striker Robin van Persie (L) climbs on the back of Manchester United's Welsh midfielder Ryan Giggs (C) as Manchester United's English midfielder Tom Cleverley (R) runs in to celebrate Giggs's opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford, Manchester, on February 10, 2013. United won 2-0.

Following City's defeat at Southampton on Saturday, Ferguson reversed an earlier plan to rest key players ahead of Wednesday's Champions League trip to Real Madrid and put out his strongest line-up on Sunday, with the exception of defender Rio Ferdinand who watched from the stands.

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