In the event of defeat or a draw of Londoners in Liverpool, United can move to lead the table to just one day to go, provided they do not fail in its commitment to Sunderland on Sunday.
If wins the title, Manchester United also get placed in solitary as the club with more crowns in the championship of England (19), leaving behind the 'Reds' (18).
"I have confidence that they will give it everything. Big clubs do not betray its history and traditions of a game, "said the veteran Scottish coach. "They have played eleven European finals, have won 18 titles. It is a fantastic story. No staining that, the fans know it, "he said.
United and Liverpool and were in a similar situation in 1995. As recalled by Ferguson, Liverpool beat Blackburn at the weekend, Manchester offering a chance to win the title, something that did not take advantage.