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Alex Ferguson eyeing Premier League title with record points haul

London: Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed he would be absolutely delighted if they win the Premier League title this season with a record points haul.

United need 22 points from their final nine games to top Chelsea`s high of 95 in 2004-05.

Ferguson said if his team could get to 96 points he would be absolutely delighted and that would be a fantastic season, adding if they get to that position, they have probably won the league.

Fergie is also stunned to be racing away with the title in March, having lost out on goal difference to Manchester City in the final seconds of last season.

The Scot said with Manchester City coming on the scene and Chelsea and Arsenal and Spurs, you have teams vying for that top-four position, adding he expected it to be really tight.