David Moyes wasn’t mistreated at Manchester United – and here’s why

Everybody knew that whoever was handed the Manchester United job after Sir Alex Ferguson was being handed a poisoned chalice. After almost three decades of success, it was obvious that the man tasked with filling the Scot’s boots would struggle.

Opposite the dugout at Old Trafford is the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand, looming large, reminding the current incumbent of the success that came before them. Whether that’s David Moyes, Louis van Gaal or Jose Mourinho, all who stand on that touchline have huge expectations to meet regardless of the glory their CV may or may not boast.

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