Vila host United tomorrow.
"I think people are getting carried away with where they are in the table," said Villa's boss. "They are still a very good team.
"Let's face it, any manager going in there would have found it hard. So I think the criticism David has received is over the top.
"And when they fall below those stands people say: 'They are a spent force.' I've never bought into that.
"I'm pretty sure David Moyes will get the job right. You need time to bed yourself in."
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