Rangers fans react to reports David Moyes is getting West Ham job

Rangers fans pour out of the stand onto the pitch as Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game with his team mates during the Ladbrokes Scottish...

Former Celtic player David Moyes had emerged as a shock candidate to replace Pedro Caixinha at Rangers - but appears to be heading to West Ham instead.

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland looks on prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and AFC Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light on April 29, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

The days of David Moyes at the top level of English football looked to have come to an end when his Sunderland side were relegated with barely a strained whimper last season.

A matter of days later, Moyes was gone, a job that was supposed to rebuild the Scot’s managerial career only serving to exacerbate the argument that he was nothing more than a busted flush, yesterday’s man.

You can imagine how the majority of West Ham fans reacted to the reports that Slaven Bilic would be put out of his misery at the London Stadium – and replaced by a man who looked a shadow of his formerly aggressive, tenacious self during dreadful spells at Manchester United, Real Sociedad and Sunderland.

Manchester United's Scottish manager David Moyes is pictured before the start of a League Cup semi-final first leg match between Sunderland and Manchester Utd at the Stadium of Light in...

Though there is one fanbase who seem delighted at the prospect of Moyes being handed another chance in Premier League football with West Ham.

After all, thanks to his allegiance to Old Firm rivals Celtic, his less than upbeat attitude and his withering reputation, Moyes was hardly the most popular choice to take over at Scottish giants Rangers.

The 54-year-old had emerged as a shock candidate to replace Pedro Caixinha at Ibrox, the odds tumbling just a few days ago, per the Scottish Sun. In the eyes of most Rangers supporters, however, their side has dodged a bullet.

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on May 16, 2017 in London, England.

 

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