PHOTO: Ex United boss David Moyes honoured at Liverpool - why?

David Moyes Interview - 23/02/2014

A statue of ex Manchester United boss has been erected outside of Liverpool Football Club ahead of Chelsea match for his services to the Merseyside outfit.

A cheeky dig at Manchester United and their erstwhile manager David Moyes has been had outside Anfield today, Sunday, ahead of Liverpool's climactic battle against Chelsea.

It appears Paddy Power are the party responsible for the statue, with an inscription reading: "For services to Liverpool Football Club".

Prior to Moyes' installment at United, the Old Trafford side were the dominant force in the North-West and, indeed, in all England, however, following Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement and the introduction of Moyes - who served less than one year of his contracted six seasons - the club plummeted from Premier League title winners to their current occupancy of seventh place.

Liverpool, in contrast, are gunning for this year's crown, possess one of the most feared attacks in world football and, in Brendan Rodgers, have a head coach with a mastery of tactics and man management.

The statue will no doubt go down well with the Liverpool home support today as the Reds fans have already found their voice, chanting: "We're going to win the league!"

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