Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Is Moyes the Man?

Is Moyes the Man?

With it being common knowledge that Sir Alex Ferguson can`t go on forever and will retire one day, the name of his potential successor will continue to court speculation.

However, when it comes to a successor, the Sunday Express reckons Sir Alex is thought to favour the appointment of a fellow Scot, David Moyes.

Moyes, now 49, has commanded respect with all the work he has done at Goodison Pak and it would, no doubt, be interesting to see him given the chance at a really big club.

However, if the job is to be given to a foreign manager, then the paper infers that Sir Alex would prefer Jose Mourinho to be given the role as opposed to the much vaunted Pep Guardiola

Interesting!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Sunday December 16 2012
Time: 2:51PM

Comments

0
Maybe one day but I doubt it'll be immediately after Fergie leaves. When Fergie leaves we need someone with a very strong and bold character who also likes to play football in the way the clubs current squad is set up to play. As such I highly doubt it's going to be Guardiola, class manager but only proven in one league with the best team arguably in football history not to mention the best footballer in football ever. We don't have the players to play tika-taka and as such I really can't see it being him. Personally I can't see past Mourinho, he wants to come back to English football and has had plenty of opportunities yet he has stayed in Spain which leads me to strongly believe he's waiting for Fergies position. Not sure whether he will be viewed as a long term solution as he's never built and rebuilt squads and his transfers don't really take into consideration the long-term vision of the club, examples being Chelsea and inter, (though this looks like its changing with some of his acquisitions at Real Madrid with all of Di Maria, Modric, Ozil , Khedira and Varane being brought at a decent price at a good age) but he can bear the burden of when Fergie initially leaves for a few years. From there we would have to looks at managers who suit the clubs philosophy and style as such, Klopp, Loew, Blanc or Moyes are all viable candidates.
TheFamousNo7
16/12/2012 16:50:00
0
I've often thought that's Moyes could be the next utd manager. Can't see the club going for Mourinho though he is a class manager but he has too much of a media circus revolving around him I can't see that sitting well with the club board.
MotorMad
17/12/2012 08:15:00
0
Thing is who ever succeeds Fergie will be a target by the media, any hint of failure or inability to fulfill the high standards Fergie set and they'll get eaten alive by the media. So, whilst it might not be ideal to have mourinhos media circus I can't think of anyone with a bolder character to take them on and steady the ship after Fergie initially leaves.
TheFamousNo7
17/12/2012 12:24:00
0
Sorry, but after coming out immediately after the Stoke game and condemning Fellaini's head but, Moyes has proved himself too honest and classy to take over at old trafford. Don't think he banned a single member of the press for asking him about it either. Maybe you'd better stick with eye-gouger Mourinho, he'd fit in better.
fifthcolumnblue
18/12/2012 03:56:00
0
Won't you lads need him when Mancini and Ballotelli take the double act on tour? Can't wait for the Morecambe and Wise style Christmas special.
MotorMad
18/12/2012 08:09:00
0
City fans talking of class? Thought that holier-than-thou ship had sailed considering last weeks 'classy' showing.
TheFamousNo7
18/12/2012 11:34:00
0
Yeah, whatever you say Famous.

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2010/01/27/article-1246554-080CD1C2000005DC-535_468x286.jpg
fifthcolumnblue
18/12/2012 17:13:00
0
This filthy blue just wont stay away will he?
ForeverUnited
18/12/2012 18:55:00
0
Aw, touched a nerve fornever?
fifthcolumnblue
18/12/2012 20:18:00
0
Notice how we don't get on a high horse fcb because we know there's fan hooliganism in our fanbase whilst you seem to conveniently ignore yours and start taking a high ground?
TheFamousNo7
18/12/2012 22:27:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Vote For The March Awards - 2016/17

The Premier League have now opened voting for the Manager, Player and Goal of the Month awards for March.

Smalling Injured on England Duty

News has filtered through that another of the Manchester United contingent in the England squad has picked up an injury.

A Premier League Brexit Breakdown

The numbers have been crunched from the Brexit vote and details have now been given for each local authority to provide an 'idea' of how fans of each Premier...

Premier League's Last 20 Goal A Season Scorers

Every club in the Premier League aspires to unearth, develop or sign a guaranteed 20 goals a season kind of striker but they are always in short supply.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Middlesbrough (a)?
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea11%
Bailly1%
Smalling0%
Jones0%
Young1%
Carrick0%
Fellaini3%
Valencia42%
Mata1%
Rashford3%
Lingard35%
Rojo3%
Martial0%
Darmian0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 8:00PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 9 2017 1:30PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 16 2017 4:00PM : Chelsea (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 23 2017 2:15PM : Burnley (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 27 2017 8:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
The Vital Football Members League