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Special Clause In David Moyes' West Ham Contract

08 November, 2017, 00:56 | Author: Carla Brady
  • Joey Barton of Burnley takes a look around the pitch prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Burnley at Goodison Park

New West Ham United manager David Moyes pledged to deliver attractive, disciplined football as he plots their escape from the relegation zone in the Premier League.

The Scot has been out of work since failing to keep Sunderland in the top flight last season.

Moyes has only been handed a short contract of six months to see if he is the right man to lead West Ham forward, and the 54-year-old admitted that he was okay with penning a deal of that length given the circumstances.

But who will be the next Premier League manager to leave their position?

"We believe David is the right man to turn things around and get the best out of the players at the club", West Ham's Joint Chairman David Sullivan said".

"He is highly regarded and respected within the game, and will bring fresh ideas, organisation and enthusiasm".

The Croatian's contract was up at the end of the season.




"I guess that's what's been our main reason for choosing David [experience], and I think it's flawless for him and ideal for us".

"We need the support, we need everybody with us".

Moyes' first match in charge will come after the worldwide break, a trip to Watford in the Premier League on November 19.

To no one's surprise, David Moyes was announced as the new West Ham manager early on Tuesday morning.

"I think we've got a good squad", Moyes told West Ham's website.

"Sadly, performances and results have not been of the expected standard", Gold and Sullivan said in a statement, "and, in recent weeks, we have not seen enough indication of the required improvement to give us the encouragement that things would change and we would meet our Premier League aspirations this season". The team has been prone to collapsing after going behind — it has already lost by at least a three-goal margin on four occasions this season — and lacked any real identity under Bilic.

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