Manchester United have been seeking a replacement for David Moyes since their shock Champions League defeat at Olympiacos.

The Daily Mail says news of the 50-year-old's imminent departure broke on Monday in the wake of Sunday's defeat at his old club Everton. However, it is understood the club decided to look for alternatives after the 2-0 reverse in the Champions League at Olympiacos in February.

The Glazers, who are due in Manchester next week, had been supportive of Moyes but have sensed since the turn of the year that results and performances were getting worse and that some of United's senior stars had simply stopped playing for their manager.

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