David Moyes has blasted Manchester United over the way he was sacked as manager in 2014.
Moyes, now West Ham boss, was axed at Old Trafford after 10 months in charge following his arrival from Everton.
And in a YouTube interview with businessman Steven Bartlett, the Scot hit out at former United chief Ed Woodward over the manner of his depature, insisting he was not told about the sacking ‘in the right way’ by the top brass.
David Moyes has blasted Manchester United over the way he was sacked as manager in 2014
Moyes, sacked after 10 months at Old Trafford, hit out at former United chief executive Ed Woodward (left) over the manner of his departure, insisting he wasn’t told ‘in the right way’
He said: ‘I always think you have to give bad news well. You’re the boss, you run a really big business like Manchester United. If you’ve got any class or any style, when you’re having to give bad news out, it has to be done in a good way.
‘I felt the way I was told (about the sacking) wasn’t done as well as it should’ve been. It could’ve been done better and made a lot easier. Looking back now, you think ‘hey, that’s life, get on with it’ but if you’re one of the biggest sports businesses in the world, if not the biggest, you would hope you would do things correctly.
‘I found out about my sacking through the media. I tried to make contact and say ‘why don’t we meet up’ but it didn’t suit and before I knew it they called me in the day afterand the whole world knew about it before I got to know.
And in a YouTube interview, the Scot revealed he found out he was leaving from the media
‘Sometimes people want to get it done right and I didn’t think it was right. But I genuinely don’t have any real gripe about it because of the industry I’m in.’
Moyes is under pressure as Hammers boss, with his side currently in the relegation zone and level with bottom side Southampton on 15 points after a 1-0 loss against fellow strugglers Wolves.
On Saturday, he admitted he ‘was not winning enough games’ and called for fans to stand behind the team through the difficult period they are experiencing.
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