Moyes was refreshingly honest when asked if the imminent international break provides an unwelcome distraction ahead of that game.
"It does because I would have liked to continue getting to know them and getting to work with them," he said after their Community Shield win over Wigan Athletic." I thought there were bits of our game that were better today and bits that we could do better, so I am looking forward to continuing working with them.
"And I am looking forward to improving the squad and attempting to make Manchester United even better than they have been in the last few seasons."
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