Former Manchester United and Sunderland manager, David Moyes has been appointed as the new manager of English Premier League club, West Ham United.
The Scottish coach has signed an initial six-month deal which is expected to see him manage the club until the end of the current season.
Moyes replaces Slaven Bilic who was axed on Monday after West Ham lost 4-1 to Liverpool on Saturday
Croatian coach Bilic was sacked by West Ham following the London club’s poor start to the season. The club has only managed to clinch two wins from 11 Premier League games under Bilic’s watch
David Moyes is expected to resume work with the team immediately ahead of their November 19 EPL fixture against Watford.
Reacting to his new appointment,
The former Everton coach said:
‘I’m really looking forward to meeting the supporters, being in the stadium with them.’I’m looking forward to seeing them getting right behind the team and my team also. We need the support, we need everyone with us.
‘It’s a big job we have in hand now but I’m sure with everybody together we can get the right results between now and the end of the season.’