The reaction to David Moyes returning to Premier League management has been very mixed
After over two years away from the Premier League, David Moyes has return to the English top flight.
Sunderland have appointed Moyes as Sam Allardyce's successor, who was confirmed as the new manager of England on Friday.
"I am delighted to have joined Sunderland," Moyes told. "I am relishing the challenge and excited by the opportunity.
"I have taken over a big British club, with a great support and I'm looking forward to working in the Premier League again.
"I look forward to continuing the good work done by Sam."
MOYES: 'I am delighted to have joined Sunderland. I am relishing the challenge and excited by the opportunity.' pic.twitter.com/pFpGOMAGEF
— Sunderland AFC (@SunderlandAFC) July 23, 2016
Moyes had been linked with the Sunderland gig when they were searching for a replacement for Dick Advocaat last October, but it took Big Sam landing the England role for him to finally secure the position.
His impressive 11 year-tenure at Everton has some fans hopeful that the he will prove to be the right man for the job, with a lot of people genuinely excited to see him back in England.
A good signing for the black cats. Moyes will do well there. https://t.co/o9j7ghxXN8
— Paddy McGuinness (@PaddyMcGuinness) July 23, 2016
However, his abysmal 10 months at Old Trafford, which saw him leave with the Red Devils in seventh place in the Premier League, coupled with his recent poor spell at Real Sociedad that also ended with him being sacked has left expectations quite low for others.
So David Moyes is the new Sunderland manager then?😂😂😂
— ⚽PAUL NUFC ROBBINS⚽ (@PaulNufc69) July 23, 2016
Moyes joining a team where "making things difficult for Newcastle" is to be celebrated. He's found his level at last
— Eugene Wong (@EWHK70) July 23, 2016
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