Steele understands Moyes wanting own Man Utd staff

Former Manchester United goalkeeping coach Eric Steele understands David Moyes wanting to bring in his own backroom team.

Steele is one of a host of Sir Alex Ferguson’s back-room team to leave Old Trafford this summer – along with assistant manager Mike Phelan, first team coach Rene Meulensteen and Chief Scout Martin Ferguson – has said that David Moyes has been ‘brave’ as he looks to stamp his authority on the club early on.

Steele said: "I think he is brave in that he has come into such a big club and he has said that he wants to do it with people who know his way. They know his system and the way he wants to work. It’s not just a system – it’s a culture that you have to have.

"He’s brought Steve Round as assistant manager, Jimmy Lumsden as first-team coach and Chris Woods as goalkeeping coach. They know the way it all works.

"They interact well with each other and that’s what is needed as he looks to hit the ground running at one of the biggest clubs in the world. Now, he’s added to that a great link to the dressing room with ex-players Ryan and Phil. Hopefully, it will all bode well for the future of Manchester United."

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