Neville: Moyes will be Man Utd boss long after many current players have gone

Manchester United legend Gary Neville is confident David Moyes will be given time to make his mark at Old Trafford.

Neville believes Moyes will get the time he needs to adapt to the size of the task at Manchester United – and predicts he will outlast many of the players.

Speaking on Monday Night Football, Neville said: "I know a lot of these players in the dressing room, they will be hurting like mad. But a lot of them will go before David Moyes goes, believe me they will give him time.

"I said at the start of the season the players will have the biggest challenge, can they play without Sir Alex Ferguson? It’s not just David Moyes who is under scrutiny, there are players in there that have massive experience and they are the ones that are hurting.

"You think about Sir Alex Ferguson, he was allowed to develop into a presence. In the first three or four years, 100 per cent he was under pressure.

"David Moyes, there’s no doubt, is still coming to terms with the job, getting to know his players, the culture of the club, how to deal with his press conferences.

"Manchester United supporters don’t like sensible, they want to dream, they want to hear that the club can win and he is finding out about the club, and one thing is for certain you have Sir Bobby Charlton in the boardroom, you have Sir Alex Ferguson in the boardroom, you have David Gill in the boardroom.

"This man is not going anywhere, you give him three to four years, give him time to learn how to build a club, but learning the ropes, it takes time and they will give him time."

 
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