PHOTO: Proof that Moyes is turning Manchester United into Everton?

David Moyes In Emirates Press Conference

It's fair to say that David Moyes' first season in charge at Manchester United hasn't quite gone to plan.

Moyes replaced the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson last summer, and was given the unenviable task of following on from the man who won 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups and two Champions League trophies.

Moyes had built up a good reputation at Everton, working on a budget year in, year out but consistently had the Toffees in a strong position in the Premier League, and with the backing of Ferguson, Moyes was seen as the man who could continue his compatriot's work.

But United are currently languishing in seventh place in the Premier League table, a whopping 12 points behind neighbours Manchester City in fourth place - who still have two games in hand on the Red Devils. With a top four finish now all but impossible, Moyes is feeling the pressure, particularly after Sunday's 3-0 loss to local rivals Liverpool.

The beleaguered boss could come under even more strain tonight, as United face Olympiacos in a crucial Champions League tie at Old Trafford. The Greek side lead 2-0 from the first leg, and Moyes needs a fightback from his players to have any chance of progressing in the competition.

Yet whilst some are surprised by United's poor season, there's reason to believe that they shouldn't be. This graphic from Sky Sports News shows that Moyes's record with United this season is almost identical to the one he had at Everton last season. He may have his critics, but at least he's consistent...


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