Chelsea boss Mourinho faces Moyes and United tomorrow night at Old Trafford.
Moyes said: "There was a perception at one time that Jose Mourinho would get this job and quite rightly so.
"He should have been seen as that. He's probably the best of the young, modern managers.
"Quite rightly, he should have been attracting all the top jobs.
"He's a coach who makes tactical changes, depending on how his team is playing."
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