David Moyes quote

"It's a great honour to be asked to be the next manager of Manchester United. I am delighted that Sir Alex saw fit to recommend me for the job. I have great respect for everything he has done and for the football club."

David Moyes

Born: April 25, 1963

Occupation: Football manager

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Paul Ince

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Ricardo Carvalho

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Jane Austen

I do assure you, Sir, that I have no pretension whatever of that kind of elegance which consists in tormenting a respectable man. I would rather be paid the compliment of being believed sincere. I thank...

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Dimitar Berbatov

My mind was always set on joining Manchester United. How can you not go to United? I don’t play for money. I play for glory and winning championships. I’m happy here. I hear people complain about the...

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I tell the players that the bus is moving. This club has to progress. And the bus wouldn't wait for them. I tell them to get on board.

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