Ferguson won 13 Premier League titles at Old Trafford before retiring in 2013.
His former side have not lifted a league trophy since the Scot’s retirement, with Man City, Chelsea and Leicester all picking up titles.
Liverpool have never won the Premier League, though sit two points clear of Manchester City with just four games to go.
Pep Guardiola’s side do have a game in hand, though that is against United next Wednesday.
And, according to former Premier League star Jonathan Walters, Ferguson believes his former club will get something out of that game, handing the title to Liverpool.
“I was chatting with Phil Bardsley and I’m gonna drop a name here, he was sat with Sir Alex Ferguson,” Walters told BBC Radio 5 Live’s Football Daily podcast.
“He sat with him and he thinks Liverpool are going win it.
“He thinks Liverpool because he thinks United will get something out of the City game.”
Walters’ revelation comes amid plenty of other news regarding the Premier League title race:
Liverpool moved back ahead of City with a 2-0 win over Chelsea at the weekend.
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah netted the goals with Liverpool next in action on Wednesday as they travel to Porto in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Attentions will then turn back to the Premier League with the Reds travelling to Cardiff on Sunday (4pm), the day after Man City host Tottenham.
And Salah knows Liverpool can’t give up in the title race, even though City still have a game in hand.
”In my opinion, yes,” Salah replied when asked by Sky Sports if four wins would be enough for Liverpool to win the title.
“We just need to focus on our game and hope Manchester City will lose points.
“I did follow Man City to see the result, it can help us but also it can push us to perform better.
“You need to score, you can’t lose any points, I knew the result of Manchester City’s game.”