Bruce has so far performed wonders in guiding the Latics to 14th in the table - their highest position since October 6 - and is now hoping he will not need points against a United side who may need to get soemthing themselves to take the title.
As if to emphasise the point, a grimacing Bruce said: "No, no, no, no, no! I do not want it to come down to that final game with Manchester United. I don´t want that at all."
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