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Man Utd legend Neville: Wigan have given Man City new title belief

Manchester United legend Gary Neville says Manchester City feel they're back in the title race thanks to Wigan Athletic's win over United.

Neville wrote in the Mail on Sunday: "To score six, as City did, is a result, in my opinion, of United losing three points at the DW Stadium. I've been in close-run title races and I know it does help when your rivals slip-up, particularly if it is unexpected.

"We have to put it in context, though. It is only a glimmer of hope and if United win, as I expect them to against Villa, they will be five points clear with four games to go, which is a great position to be in.

"United could be eight points ahead the next time City kick off if they beat Everton next Sunday.

"Of course, Tevez is a fantastic player and his hat-trick will probably make City fans wish he had not gone walkabouts earlier in the season. If nothing else, it might have given Sergio Aguero a much-needed rest."

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