Former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes has said that he is ready to return to football management.
The 51-year-old has been without a job since being sacked by United in April following a disastrous 2013-14 campaign in which the Red Devils eventually finished as low as seventh in the Premier League table.
Prior to being appointed the United boss last summer, Moyes was in charge of Everton for over a decade and made the Toffees a very competitive team.
The Scotsman has now stated that he is ready for an offer from a club and told The Telegraph: ‘Picking my next job is vitally important, I’m well aware of that. I’ve an open mind as to what it will be and where it will be - if it’s in the Premier League or in the UK, that’s fine.
‘But if it’s abroad then I’m okay with that. I have always been an advocate of players and coaches going abroad if that’s the right opportunity. It doesn’t happen, not enough anyway’.
Moyes seems willing to try his luck outside of the Premier League, and that is very encouraging indeed.
Some have questioned the calibre of the former Preston North End boss following his reign at United, and it is unlikely that a club of the Manchester outfit’s stature would make him an offer anytime soon.
However, during his time at Everton, Moyes showed that he can work on a tight budget and make a modest club very competitive. Surely it is only a matter before he is approached by an ambitious club...