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Rafael: Moyes not suited to Man Utd job

Istanbul Basaksehir fullback Rafael da Silva says West Ham manager David Moyes wasn't suited to the Manchester United job.

United were defending champions when Moyes arrived at Old Trafford after a decade at Everton.

Rafael, a three-time title winner during his seven seasons with the club, told the Mirror: “When he (Moyes) came to United, you could say he made decisions that many managers would make at a new club – but every single one of them turned out to be a mistake.

“David has complained that he wasn't given a fair chance. I am inclined to agree but I have to add that I still didn't think he would have been the right man to manage Manchester United over a longer period.

“His Everton team were not renowned for playing beautiful football.

“His attacking style was very old fashioned and typically British with the big striker and long balls.

“That style wasn't compatible with United. It isn't natural."


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