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Everton Confirm Moyes Leaving Everton, Confirms Desire to Move to Man Utd

everton Everton Confirm Moyes Leaving Everton, Confirms Desire to Move to Man Utd

Everton have released an official statement on its club website to confirm that David Moyes will leave the club at the end of the season.

Here’s what the club statement said:

“The Manager met Chairman Bill Kenwright early yesterday evening (Wednesday 8th May) and confirmed his desire to join Manchester United.

“The Chairman, on behalf of the Club, would like to place on record his thanks to David for the massive contribution he has made to Everton since his arrival in March 2002. He has been an outstanding Manager.

“During his tenure at Goodison Park, David has taken charge of the team on over 500 occasions including four European campaigns.

“His final two games as Everton Manager will be the remaining Premier League matches against West Ham United and Chelsea.

“Everton officials will start the search for a replacement manager immediately.”

Next we’re waiting for confirmation from Manchester United that Moyes will officially become their new manager.

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8 Responses to Everton Confirm Moyes Leaving Everton, Confirms Desire to Move to Man Utd

  1. M Owen says:

    I actually feel sorry for the bitters at this point.
    Hope they find a decent manager and dont make the mistake of appointing Mark Hughes.

    • The Gaffer says:

      I agree about Mark Hughes. I don’t think Everton have any interest in Hughes. The Welshman is just doing the rounds of interviews at Sky Sports, etc, to get his face in front of the cameras, hoping that he can get a nod for an interview with any big club.

      Everton are smart enough not to give Hughes a chance, especially given Everton’s small spending budget.

      The Gaffer

      • Guy says:

        Even if I got my wish and Pulis left Stoke, Hughes wouldn’t even make my radar screen.

      • Smokey Bacon says:

        Hughes is the new Alan Curbishley. Linked with every job but always the bridesmaid never the bride.

        I saw the interview on sky sports but was more interested in the books on his shelf than what he was saying. A lot of books about “winning” and “winning mentality”. Shame he didn’t read them when he was at QPR.

        • The Gaffer says:

          The one thing about Mark Hughes is that he’s a former Everton footballer, so the club may give him the opportunity to interview for the job.

          The Gaffer

        • Guy says:

          Reading v Comprehending. Like Hearing v Listening. Such a big gap.

  2. Dave says:

    Neill Lennon of Celtic is the front runner for the Everton job. Same style of play as Moyes and he also has Champions League experience. He hasn’t signed a new contract at Celtic.

    Martinez is another possibility but that would mean a different style for Everton and that could take time.

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