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Moyes: I’ll rescue Hammers if Lopetegui fails

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In a surprising twist, outgoing West Ham manager David Moyes has left the door open for a potential third stint in East London. During an interview earlier today, Moyes addressed rumours that he might return if incoming manager Julen Lopetegui faces challenges at the club. Moyes, who famously returned to West Ham for a second spell after Manuel Pellegrini’s dismissal, expressed his fondness for the club and fans before mischievously dropping his cryptic bombshell.

When asked if he would consider coming back in the future, Moyes replied, “You never say never in this game. I’ve always enjoyed my time here, so who knows?” He added, “I hope the people at the Training Ground and around the Club have enjoyed my company over the period. I’ll keep in touch with many of them, and I’ll follow their careers.”

Moyes also touched on the possibility of managing overseas, saying, “If the right opportunity comes up and it suits me and the family, I might do it. I’m really keen to make sure British managers get opportunities to manage in other countries. If you look at the Premier League, we bring in all the best managers from different countries.”

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  • JRS says:

    Moyes has done a good job like most I think some of the transfers hurt him the most especially this January… A left winger or attacker could of seen us stay in Europe.
    But I wish him the best and tbh I’d like to see him as an international manager. Already linked with Scotland….
    I don’t know why but I can see USA coming in for him and he might actually do well with someone like that playing his style especially if break more..

    • KANE says:

      Spot on, well said.

      Certainly way more positives than than few negatives , and let’s face it, “like our dreams they fade and die.” We dream of being top and winning like the ‘big boys’ but we are not a big boy club, yes we are growing but so too are those around us, and above us.

      I myself was one of those that by january I was moyes out, but I still had and have respect for the job Moyes has done.

  • Bonzo says:

    Attacking and scoring goals wasn’t the problem. Strangely it was the defence that let him down this season. Too many injuries, never being able to field the same defence for more than a game or two. Aguerd out for so long etc. I think that’s what cost us at the business end of the season. Think we would have got a fourth year of European football otherwise.

  • John Dockrell says:

    I do think Moyes has done a fantastic job at West Ham. Unfortunately the size of the squad, his inability to play youth team players, and his reluctance to use the substitutes we did have, has been his downfall. I think he had got into a pattern and couldn’t change. Maybe a bit of time away from the game will see him revitalised. Then if we do need him again, who knows?

    • John Ayris says:

      I don’t think it’s the size of the squad that’s been a problem as much as the quality of the squad, the first eleven has pretty much chosen itself with a big drop in quality once subs come on. I don’t think not playing youths has been an issue either as they’re simply not good enough. When they go elsewhere they’re not good enough and don’t make first teams either unless they drop down the leagues. Recruitment of enough first team quality players has been an issue, we’ve needed players who when they come on are as strong as the one who went off.

  • Hammer_Rite says:

    David, i wish you well in the future but coming back for a third time?A resounding NO!

  • Andrew Thomson says:

    The man as gone up in my estimation . Now he deserves all the success in the future . Thank you Moyes true gentleman ..

  • Paul says:

    No Thanks.

  • Jeeps says:

    Does a leopard ever change its spots?

  • Thomas Duffy says:

    He’s like a stalker just go away and move on. He knows deep down that west ham is the best job he’s ever going to get. We’ve moved on time for you to move on. Go away and never come back.

  • Colin says:

    The anti moyes brigade are out in force again, there pea brains cannot store information, before moyes when did we achieve anything good, the 1980 cup final I believe, and a 3rd place finish in the old first division, now moyes has bought us 3 top ten finishes 3 years in Europe and a trophy in Europe, so if your brains are that small f**k off and support Accrington Stanley as that’s probably your level.

    • Alistair says:

      Well said colin couldn’t agree more. Since 1977 I’ve seen more relegation battles than anything we have the odd good season followed by the usual dross of playing good football but loseing matches. Style over substance brigade et al Moyes has already taken us to the next level in 4 years. John lyall had 14 years has manager and he eventually got hounded out by the fans

      • Gaz says:

        Well said. OK, there has been some troughs but the peaks have far outweighed them. European footy for 3 successive years has been amazing especially as we have more than held our own.

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