POLL: Were Manchester United right to sack David Moyes? Ryan Giggs named as interim boss
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Manchester United have announced manager David Moyes has “left the club” after less than a season in charge.
The Scotsman’s 10-month reign as Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor was announced on the club’s Twitter feed this morning.
A statement from the club, released at 8.30am, read: “Manchester United has announced that David Moyes has left the club.
“The club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role.”
The former Everton manager signed a six-year contract worth £4 million a year when he replaced Ferguson last summer.
Veteran midfielder Ryan Giggs will become United’s interim manager until the end of the season.
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