David Moyes admits he would consider an 'interesting challenge' amid links with Leeds.
David Moyes is quoted by the Daily Mirror as saying that he would be open to a new challenge after being asked about speculation linking him with Leeds United.
Moyes, whose career will forever be attached to Manchester United and his disastrous spell in charge at Old Trafford following Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement, is once again out of a job.
The Scot lost his job as Real Sociedad boss earlier this month, after a dismal start to the La Liga season - and many now believe that he could make his return to English football.
It's easy to forget just how impressive Moyes was during spells in charge of Preston North End and then Everton, and a return to England could allow his to settle down once again.
In fact, recent speculation from the Daily Mirror has suggested that Moyes is a top target for Leeds United if businessman Steve Parkin managers to complete a takeover of the club, despite Steve Evans only being appointed last month.
Now, Moyes has been asked about that speculation, and whilst he stated that he would prefer to return to the Premier League, he also hinted that an 'interesting challenge' lower down the pyramid could tempt him.
"I would like to go in at the top end, but I could also be open to an interesting challenge. Let’s see what happens," said Moyes.
Leeds - one of the biggest clubs in the country and arguably the nation's major sleeping giant - would almost certainly be an 'interesting challenge' for Moyes, especially if Parkin can replace the volatile Massimo Cellino at Elland Road and get the club stabilised again.
The current situation needs to change in order to tempt Moyes, but he has made it clear that if a particular project comes up, he would consider it - and Leeds could certainly be in the running for him, if Parkin does take over the club.