Global football round-up

Sir Alex Ferguson and his replacement David MoyesIt has been quite a week at Manchester United as long serving manager Sir Alex Ferguson said farewell to Old Trafford as the Red Devils lifted their 13th Premier League title.

Ferguson will be in charge of his last ever game at West Brom this Sunday as he retires after a hugely successful managerial career, with Albion fans looking to cash in on selling their tickets to desperate Mancunians.

The outgoing Scottish boss has urged United fans to back new manager David Moyes who had his final game in charge of Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday in a 2-0 victory of West Ham.

The incoming United manager will make sorting Wayne Rooney’s future his first task as the England striker is looking to leave the club this summer after handing in a transfer request.

Elsewhere in England, Liverpool ace Steven Gerrard is hoping to be fit for the start of next season after undergoing shoulder surgery.

The Reds captain has been suffering from the injury all season and hopes the surgery will fix the problem for good.

The race for the Champions League will go down to the wire as Tottenham and Arsenal battle it out for fourth spot in the Premier League this Sunday.

Spurs host Sunderland whereas neighbours Arsenal travel to Newcastle where a win would confirm their spot in the big time next season.

In Europe, Barcelona and Bayern Munich celebrated winning their respective leagues in style but the managerial merry-go-round seems to have hit the continent with Real Madrid pursuing their preferred choice to replace Jose Mourinho.

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