Former Manchester United manager David Moyes believes Jose Mourinho does not face the immediate risk of being sacked despite the Red Devils’ average start to the campaign. The Mancunian giants have begun the campaign in not best of ways with three defeats from their opening eight league matches.
Despite this, Mourinho’s managerial position has remained intact and Moyes feels the Portuguese has the support of the board, given the success he has achieved with a number of his former sides, he said: “I think the club are firmly behind the manager, and he’s been a winner, Jose, throughout his career, so I don’t see why that should suddenly change. It was a great result – any team that comes from 2-0 down.
Manchester United manager David Moyes has paid tribute to Roberto Martinez, the man who replaced the Scot at Goodison Park, Sky Sports understands.
The two sides meet at Old Trafford tomorrow evening, with the Merseyside club currently sitting three places and two points above United with thirteen games played.
David Moyes is set for his first press conference as Manchester United manager this afternoon, with one subject in particular expected to dominate proceedings.
Questions still remain over the future of Wayne Rooney, who has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford since former manager Sir Alex Ferguson claimed that the player has handed in a transfer request toward the end of last season.
David Moyes will meet Wayne Rooney this week to discuss the player’s future amid continued speculation that the 27 year old is set to leave the club, the Mirror understands.
The Premier League champions have already rejected one approach from Arsenal, and Moyes is confident that he can retain Rooney’s services for the forthcoming season.
David Moyes has confirmed the arrival of three trusted members of his backroom staff after officially beginning his reign as Manchester United manager.
Steve Round has, as expected, been named as assistant manager having spent five years as Moyes’ number two at Everton, while Chris Woods and Jimmy Lumsden have also been appointed as goalkeeping coach and first team coach respectively.
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Reports in Holland indicate that PSV Eindhoven midfielder Kevin Strootman is set to be David Moyes first signing as Manchester United manager.
According to the Daily Star, Moyes first chased the Dutch international during his time at Everton, requesting detailed scouting reports with a view to taking him to Goodison Park.
Manchester United first team coach Rene Meulensteen has been installed as the favourite to become Wigan Athletic’s new manager after Roberto Martinez was given permission to leave the Latics.
The Mirror yesterday reported that Meulensteen would rather leave Old Trafford that revert back to his former role as Head of Youth Development following the arrival of new manager David Moyes.
Sir Alex Ferguson’s final match in charge of Manchester United proved to be a memorable one, as the Champions twice squandered a three goal lead to eventually draw 5-5 with West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns.
Shinji Kagawa, and own goal from Jonas Olsson and Alexander Buttner gave United a three-nil lead inside half an hour, though James Morrison pulled one back for the hosts five minutes before half time.
Bayern Munich have reportedly ruled themselves out of the running to sign Wayne Rooney.
The Telegraph claim that Bayern’s director of sport, Matthias Sammer has strongly denied that the German
champions are to make a move for the England international, who has handed in a transfer request at Old Trafford.
Incoming Manchester United manager has been praising Wayne Rooney, after it was confirmed that the England international has handed in a transfer request at Old Trafford.
Speaking yesterday Moyes, who sold Rooney to United back in 2004, was asked about the 27 year olds progress since arriving in Manchester.