Karren Brady comments on David Moyes appointment

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland looks dejected prior to kick off during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Sunderland at Vitality Stadium on November 5, 2016 in...

David Moyes has been appointed the West Ham United manager.

Birmingham City's Chairman David Gold (L) and Managing Director Karren Brady (R) share a light moment as club co-owner David Sullivan (foreground-R) looks on before the kick off against...

Former Manchester United and Everton boss David Moyes was recently appointed as the West Ham United manager.

Moyes has replaced Slaven Bilic, who parted company with the Hammers following a run of disappointing results in the Premier League.

The London club were expected to at least push for a top-10 finish in he Premier League this season, but the Hammers are in a relegation battle at the moment.

West Ham are currently third from bottom in the league table with just nine points from 11 matches.

Karren Brady of Birmingham City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Birmingham City and Everton at St Andrews on April 12th, 2008 in Birmingham, England.

While the Hammers do have a good team, many fans will be worried about their current state.

Moyes’ arrival at the London Stadium has not gone down too well among the fans, especially as he failed to keep Sunderland in the Premier League last season.

The Black Cats went down to the Championship at the end of the 2016-17 campaign, with the Scotsman subsequently parting company with the club.

West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady, though, believes that the situation at the London Stadium is different, and has given her take on Moyes’s appointment.

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland looks on during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge on May 21, 2017 in London, England.

“The pundits point to the ex-Everton and Manchester United manager as the man who failed to keep Sunderland up last season,” Brady wrote in The Sun. “That is too simplistic.

“Sunderland were on a lengthy slide towards relegation — and are now at the foot of the Championship table lacking high-quality players to bolster them.

“We do not believe this to be true of our squad and it will be a test of Moyes’ organisational skill to drill them into the powerful unit we think they should be. His is a very different temperament to that of his predecessor.

“I don’t know whether or not he is the dour Scot he is sometimes reputed to be but we know he has many of the characteristics of Sir Alex Ferguson, who mentored his accession at Old Trafford. And I know Slaven Bilic will wish him the best of luck.”

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