Last Updated: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 10:39
Nemanja Vidic claims the title race is in Manchester United's hands and the players must prepare for nine Champions League finals.
The 30-year-old Red Devils' skipper has been a frustrated observer since being ruled out for the remainder of the campaign due to a cruciate knee ligament injury he suffered during the side's Champions League defeat against Basle in December.
And, while Vidic revealed on Wednesday that his recovery is going well with regards to a return for pre-season training in July, he can only continue to watch and hope that his team-mates can maintain their position at the top of the Premier League table between now and the summer.
Manchester City kept the pressure on United with a 2-1 win against Chelsea on Wednesday to move back to within a point of the Red Devils.
But Vidic insists that the players must focus on their own results and treat every game as if it were a European final in order to come out on top.
"I have had belief from the beginning and if you look at the schedule of the games we have left to play I would like to say we are the favourites," the defender told the club's website.
"We have nine Champions League final games now I would say.
"It's all in our hands. We have to focus and give our best."
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