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PARIS - Patrice Evra has warned his Manchester United teammates that they cannot afford to become complacent despite having one hand on the Premier League title.

PARIS - Patrice Evra has warned his Manchester United teammates that they cannot afford to become complacent despite having one hand on the Premier League title.

The World Club champions and Champions League finalists will move six points clear at the summit with two games remaining if they defeat mid-table Wigan Athletic away from home today.

That will leave Sir Alex Ferguson's side requiring a point at home to Arsenal on Saturday to secure a record-equalling 18th league title.

Yet Evra is taking nothing for granted as the French international eyes his third Premier League winners medal since moving to Old Trafford from Monaco in January 2006.

"We're nearly there," said Evra. "If we win against Wigan, it will be very important for winning the title. But it's not finished yet.

"We have a Champions League final to look forward to, but we have to put that to the back of our minds and concentrate on the league.

"The manager tells us we need to win every game. At Manchester United the aim is always to win."

United have not lost a league game against Wigan and the last time they visited the JJB Stadium they left with the Premier League trophy after winning 2-0 to clinch the title on the final day of last season.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored from the penalty spot in that victory yet the Portugal winger could be rested this time as Ferguson rotates his squad following Sunday's 2-0 victory over Manchester City.

Carlos Tevez, whose future remains unclear, may make way for Wayne Rooney even though the Argentina striker scored against City.

Tevez celebrated his goal by running to the main stand and cupping his ear as fans chanted "Fergie, Fergie sign him up".

Wigan are managed by former United captain Steve Bruce. Yet Bruce will put sentiment to one side as he looks to delay his former club's title party.

Wigan captain Mario Melchiot revealed that Bruce let rip after Saturday's 3-1 defeat at West Brom.

"The gaffer was understandably upset," said Holland international Melchiot.

"It's a big game coming up against Manchester United which is going to be tough, but it's one we're looking forward to." - Sapa-AFP

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