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Moyes to take over Manchester United

Everton's David Moyes has been appointed as manager of Manchester United on a 6-year contract.

Last Modified: 09 May 2013 16:00
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Moyes will succeed Alex Ferguson, who is retiring this month after more than 26 years at Manchester United [AFP]

David Moyes has been appointed as manager of Manchester United on a six-year contract, the English Premier League champions said.

Al Jazeera's sports editor Joanna Gasiorowska said that the news, announced on Thursday, has been expected "for some time".

Manchester United's long-time coach, Sir Alex Ferguson, who recently announced his retirement from the post, released a statement saying that the decision to hire Moyes was a unanimous one, as Moyes is "a man of great integrity with a strong work ethic".

Moyes, the current Everton manager, will take charge of United from July 1.

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