Ferguson: United to finish with flourish at Hull

Manchester United will not field a severely depleted team for their final Premier League match of the season against struggling Hull City on Sunday, manager Alex Ferguson said on Friday.

"It's been a good season but we don't want to end it on a losing note," said Ferguson after speculation that United, who wrapped up their third successive Premier League title last weekend, would rest their top players for Wednesday's Champions League final against Barcelona in Rome.

"I think it's important to a league that has the best integrity in the world," Ferguson told a news conference. "We will play our part in that. No matter which team I will play, I expect us to win."

Ferguson admitted he intended to rest some of his main players ahead of Wednesday's final but added: "No one should worry themselves unduly about the team I put out."

Darren Fletcher, who is suspended against Barcelona, Rio Ferdinand, who has returned to training after a calf injury, and Nani could all feature on Sunday.

Hull will start the final day of the league season one place and one point above relegation rivals Newcastle. Sunderland could also fall while Middlesbrough require a win to stand any hope of staying up.

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