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Moyes’ future “not worthy of a debate”

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailDavid Moyes has been assured that his job remains safe, despite United’s dismal season plummeting to new lows on Wednesday, as United crashed out of the Capital One Cup after a spineless and shambolic performance.

With the FA Cup and the Premier League already gone down the drain, United are left with only one chance of trophy this season, but not even the most ardent of Reds – or the most optimistic of gamblers – would bet on David Moyes’ men lifting United’s fourth European Cup in Lisbon later on this season.

United are currently on course for their worst ever finish since 1989, but the club remains behind Moyes, as shown by the decision to sanction a £37m expenditure for Chelsea’s Juan Mata, which will bring Moyes’ spending to £64m after his ill-advised purchased of Marouane Fellaini on deadline day last summer.

Decline on the pitch this season has led to £300m  being wiped off United’s share price, while the club has dropped out of the top three of Deloitte’s football rich list for the first time ever, but today’s reports suggest that the Glazers have no intention of parting ways with the man they tied to a six-year deal last July.

One newspaper claims that while the Glazers are “less than impressed”, “the future of the manager is not even worthy of a debate.”

With a growing number of fans expressing doubts over whether Moyes can turn things around at United, the Scotsman must be desperate for Juan Mata to give his club a lift and propel towards a Champions League spot.

Paddy Crerand believes Mata’s arrival will turn United’s season around.

“I think any signing, particularly a player of Mata’s quality, will lift everyone,” said Crerand. “The crowd need a lift, because they’re a bit disappointed. The crowd and everyone at the club just needs a lift right now, and maybe the signing of Mata can do that. He’s that kind of player,” said the 1968 European Cup winner.

“Chelsea are strong in the middle of the park and have three or four world-class players there, just like United were a few years ago. But when Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie are back, that will also make a big difference to United, because they’re two top players.”