Avram Grant´s side are nine points adrift of Arsenal and six behind United but have a game in hand on both their rivals.
And Ferguson insists the title race will be tight and tough telling www.leaguemanagers.com: "The number of points Chelsea are behind Arsenal is not insurmountable because in this Premier League points can be dropped."
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