What Arsenal star Mikel Arteta told David Moyes about Real Sociedad

David Moyes Interview - 23/02/2014

Former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes says that Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta had only good things to say about Real Sociedad.

Former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes is back in football management.

The Scotsman has been appointed the coach of Spanish club Real Sociedad on a contract which runs until June 2016.

This is the first time that Moyes will manage a club outside of England, but it is certainly not the first time that he has come in contact with Sociedad.

Back in January 2005, Moyes made contact with the Basque club to sign Mikel Arteta for Everton. The Spanish midfielder moved to the Toffees initially on a loan deal and played for the Merseyside outfit until 2011.

Moyes has now revealed that he spoke to Arteta about Sociedad after making his decision to become their coach.

It will not be easy for Moyes at Sociedad, though. La Real are currently 15th in La Liga with nine points from 11 matches, level on points with third-from-bottom Elche.

Moyes will not only be expected to guide Sociedad out of danger, but he will also be urged to lead the club to a top-10 finish in the league.

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