Moyes happy to stay loyal to Everton - thanks to Kenwright

Everton boss David Moyes says he's happy at Goodison Park because of his relationship with chairman Bill Kenwright.

Everton boss David Moyes says he's happy at Goodison Park because of his relationship with chairman Bill Kenwright.

The 47-year-old Scot remains loyal to the Goodison cause because Kenwright gives him control of team affairs.

Moyes said: “I am loyal to Everton because they have given me the chance to build a football club. I’m not sure how many other managers have been given the chance I’ve had, apart from Sir Alex.

“There was Bobby Robson, who had 13 years at Ipswich and Brian Clough had 12 years at Nottingham Forest.

“It’s no coincidence all those managers had great success, but these are the days when an awful lot of things in football are decided my money.

“If you haven’t got money then you need time – and that’s what Bill Kenwright has given me at Everton. “

Moyes added: “Fergie always preaches that a manager should have control of the football side of the club and I do have that control.

“But I don’t control the finances so it was impossible to keep players like Rooney and Lescott. I know a lot of clubs would like someone like Jack Rodwell. But I don’t think the board would sell him without my permission.”

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