Man United legend Scholes speaks out about Moyes' future

The former Red Devils and England midfielder has pleaded with the Old Trafford club to give the under-fire manager time to prove himself.

Manchester United have been handed a terribly difficult Champions League quarter-final, as the Old Trafford outfit take on reigning European and German champions Bayern Munich.

David Moyes’ men made it through to the last eight after overturning a 2-0 deficit against Olympiakos in the last 16, but pressure on the Premier League champions’ manager still remains.

Despite question marks over whether Moyes is the man to lead United into the next generation of success, former United legend Paul Scholes has urged the club to give the former Everton boss time.

"It's far too early [to sack him]," Scholes told "With all the injuries he's had, I feel quite sorry for him really. He's never been able to put out the same back four.

"You see all the top teams, they have the same back four every week, especially with the centre-backs, they need to get an understanding and rhythm together.

"Michael Carrick's been injured, Robin van Persie's been injured, key players have been injured but he's not made any excuses and tried to get on with it and hopefully next year will be better."

United also have a critical Premier League tie coming up as they host fierce local rivals Manchester City at Old Trafford.

The club is expected to spend big this summer in an effort to overhaul the current squad.

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