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Neighbours set for Hazard war

THE fight for supremacy between Manchester's two Premier League sides continues beyond last night's title clash at the Etihad Stadium, with the clubs now vying to sign the Lille attacking midfielder Eden Hazard - one of the most promising talents in Europe.

Manchester City, who are digesting sugg-estions from Carlos Tevez that he may be willing to stay at the Etihad next season, are hoping that their exec-utive Patrick Vieira can be key to persuading the £30m-rated 21-year-old to select them above United. But Vieira was in the company of United's scout Martin Ferg-uson, the manager's brother, as he watched Hazard flourish on Sunday in the 2-1 win over their rivals Paris St-Germain. The Belgian playmaker has declared: "I want to play in England. My objective is to go to the Premier League, because I have had my time in France."