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Man Utd boss Ferguson to swing axe on TEN first teamers in summer market

Manchester United could say goodbye to no less than TEN first teamers this summer. The Sun says there are question marks over up to TEN of their squad going into the close season and manager Sir Alex Ferguson says he has never let emotions get in the way.

He admitted: "It's a horrible thing to say but you can't be sentimental in this job.

"My job is to manage United, to produce results and I am no different from any other manager. I'll not be regarded in the same way if I'm not successful.

"Everything to do with me is black and white.

"If it's on the football field and I see something I feel is a retrograde step, I have to act and make decisions.

"It is something that I have always been good at. I can make quick decisions and I am lucky that way.

"In management, you have to be able to make decisions - sometimes you're not right. But it doesn't concern me too much because the important thing is being able to do it."

Keeper Edwin van der Sar, 40, is joining Gary Neville, 36, in retirement and Paul Scholes, also 36, is leaning towards hanging up his boots.

Owen Hargreaves and Michael Owen are out of contract, while Wes Brown and Tomasz Kuszczak are likely to be up for sale.

Darron Gibson and Gabriel Obertan have struggled this season and a question mark still hangs over £30.75million club record signing Dimitar Berbatov.

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