Fergie will now also play a leading role in choosing Moyes’s successor.
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson played a key role in the decision to sack coach David Moyes earlier this week, according to reports in the Daily Mail.
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Ironically, it was the Scot who was the person who choose Moyes to be his successor at this point last season, with the one-time Everton boss then handed a six-year deal to manage the Premier League champions.
However, less than one season into his role, Moyes was given the sack by United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at a meeting at the club’s Carrington training complex on Tuesday at 7.40am.
But the actual decision to dispense with Moyes’s services was taken at a meeting at a secret hotel in the north west on Sunday night involving Ferguson, Woodward, former chief executive David Gill and United legend Sir Bobby Charlton, when it was decided that the only course of action was to sack the Red Devils boss before the end of this current campaign.
And incredibly, it is now understood that Fergie had actually made up his mind that he had made the wrong choice regarding Moyes as long as two months ago.
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