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Man Utd boss Ferguson demands more goals

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has told his players it's time to increase their goals record.

The Red Devils boss has demanded his side rediscover the free-scoring form their rivals once feared.

United hit an incredible 97 league goals to claim the 1999-2000 Premiership title with the likes of the prolific Andy Cole, Dwight Yorke, Ole Solskjaer and Teddy Sheringham.

But they have not come close to matching that tally since and have just 37 so far this campaign.

Now Fergie has revealed how he recently delivered a stern message to get their scoring boots back on.

Fergie, whose side smashed 68 goals last season, said: "It was good enough but we hardly blew the opposition out the water - Liverpool scored nine more.

"Normally, we are in the high 70s. I was surprised we dropped so low. So I asked the players to start being more decisive with their chances, instead of appearing to take the relaxed view that, like buses, there will be another one along in a minute."

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