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Stoke boss Hughes in regular contact with ex-Man Utd manager Ferguson

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes has revealed he's still in regular contact with his former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Hughes was asked about Ferguson's autobiography.

He said: "Well, Christmas is coming so someone's bound to buy it me. If it's from 1999 to now I wouldn't have thought he will talk about me too much.

"But I don't have to read the book. I just pick up the phone and speak to him if I need to know anything.

"Any book which is written by a football person or people in the public eye, there are always issues that have gone on in the past and those are the ones that people want to read about.

"When you sign up for a book deal that's the pound of flesh and you have to give it the publishers.

"That's the reason everybody has jumped on three or four incidents that have happened. Sir Alex would have known and understood that when he made the decision to write it."

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