The new United boss David Moyes has always been known as a strict disciplinarian and his record with Everton shows us that no internal troubles have ever been able to cast a shadow on the team. As he gears up to take charge of a team of United’s stature, we can see that he has no intention of leaving behind this trait of his.
Recently a club source has informed The Sun that:
“Moyes want his players to be happy on the pitch — and at home. If players are having relationship problems it can affect their performance. And if those problems have been brought on by the player, he could find himself out of the club.”
It’s a great feat to stay in charge of a club for eleven years and it goes on to show that Moyes has always had the basics right while managing the club. His predecessor at United, Sir Alex Ferguson had a notorious reputation for being the strict person that he was and it was considered to be one of the main reasons for United’s dominance. Sir Alex always had the ultimate say when matters regarding the team came up and did not even spare the biggest of the stars if he found some of their actions offensive. His spats with David Beckham, Ronaldo and Japp Stam are well known and any youngster joining the United team was well aware of the strict eyes of the Scot.
David Moyes would hope to continue the legacy left behind by Sir Alex and install the same code of conduct that the veteran had made famous at Old Trafford.
In other news, United’s ex-Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa, admits that he has had a disappointing first season at Old Trafford and has vowed to improve in the coming seasons. Although he was largely played out of position at United, Kagawa suffered a knee injury which was the main reason for his under par performances. Brought in with high regards by Sir Alex Ferguson, it can be said that Kagawa has not lived up to the expectations although glimpses of his potential were witnessed.
Quoted by Sky Sports, the Japanese midfielder told:
“It was a tough time for me, with a lot going on in my head,” he said. I am not happy with my performance for the team at all. I didn’t score that much and I also had my (knee) injury. Despite that, it was great we won the league, but I just don’t feel that I achieved everything that I wanted.
“For me personally, it wasn’t a good season. Whenever there is a tough time, whenever it gets difficult for me, I just train and look ahead to the future, I always think that I must play well and I always have an image in my mind of how I want to play, wherever the position.”