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Baggies boss Steve Clarke has revealed that the Hawthorns outfit will pay tribute to the Premier League champions in what will be Sir Alex Ferguson's 1,500th game in charge

West Brom boss Steve Clarke has confirmed that his side will join Arsenal and Swansea in giving Manchester United a guard of honour this Sunday.

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The Baggies host the Premier League champions this weekend, with Clarke’s side already being forced to block ticket sales on exchange website Viagogo as many home supporters’ seats are being bought by United fans.

And the 49-year-old has confirmed that West Brom will pay tribute to the Red Devils in what will be Sir Alex Ferguson's 1,500th game in charge.

"It's going to be a historic afternoon and I've been involved with so many clubs over the years that have played against Sir Alex," Clarke told reporters.

"Everybody has paid tribute to him and he's decided to get out of the game at the right time. The pleasing thing for me is that he goes out at the top, with his team having finished the season as champions.

"But we're not there for a party. We're there for our supporters and we will do our utmost to finish the season on a high."

West Brom currently sit eighth in the Premier League table after gathering their highest ever tally of 48 points, but could drop a place in the league table if they lose against United and Swansea beat Fulham.

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