Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident predecessor David Moyes will have no problems in getting a new job after being sacked by Manchester United after just 10 months in charge. The Scot was relieved of his duties after a disastrous season by United’s standards having been given the unenviable task of succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson after spending 11 years at Goodison Park. Defeat to Everton last weekend was the final straw for the Old Trafford board, who are now looking for a new boss, but despite the fall-out seemingly tarnishing Moyes’ reputation, Martinez is confident he will not be damaged in the long term. “It is not a nice situation when a manager loses his job, especially someone who has such strong links with our club,” said the Spaniard. “It has been a difficult experience but any experience is a good experience in this game unfortunately. “We know David Moyes will look forward to the next footballing chapter. “We all know he is a very successful man and has a real strong winning mentality and he will get ready to bounce back straight away. “It is very difficult to get that experience, the amount of years he has been working at the highest level, and the know-how he has is a real strength. “I am sure he will be ready to get into another job as quick as he can and I am sure he won’t have a lack of offers or opportunities when you have someone who is so hard-working, focused and dedicated in his job. “We all know he is going to be very successful in the future. “We wish him the best of luck and he will always be well thought of and we will always be thankful of the job he did at our football club.” Press Association West Ham manager Sam Allardyce – who has long championed the cause of home-grown managers – would hope Moyes takes some time out of the game before making his next decision. “I wouldn’t advise him to come back into the game sooner. I would come back later if I were him. He has done 15 years continuously – maybe even longer,” said the Irons boss. “To take some time with the family and reflect and enjoy life a little bit more without the pressures of particularly Premier League football will do him the world of good and then when he emerges again, he will come back a better manager than he already has been, and he has been one hell of a manager.” Allardyce feels the process of Moyes’ departure could have been handled better. “On the outside, and not knowing all the facts, (League Managers’ Association chief executive) Richard (Bevan) would know a lot more than me on the process, but from a distance, the leaking (to the press) didn’t look very good,” he said. “For Manchester United as an institution and a football as large as they are, the process looked like it was floored which was a great shame for Manchester United as a brand, and of course David Moyes knowing his fate before he was even told. “That is how it looks from the outside. If that is the case, it is a great shame for David and a great shame that Manchester United chose to use that process.” Norwich boss Neil Adams is focused on his side’s task when his relegation-threatened side visit Old Trafford on Saturday. Adams, who succeeded the sacked Chris Hughton two weeks ago, said: “Obviously, very sorry for David. It’s never nice when managers lose their jobs. “I’m not too fussed over what time it’s come. We’ve just got to deal with it. “There will be a lot of speculation – is it beneficial for us? Is it going to be a hindrance? “It is what it is. We’re playing a good team, with good players who have probably not done as well as they would’ve liked this season, hence what’s happened this week. “You’re naturally going to see a reaction. The crowd will be up for it. “Ryan Giggs is a huge fans’ favourite at Man United, he’s won everything there is to win at domestic level, and he’s one of the best players the club has had. “Naturally there’s going to be a reaction from that. It’s something we’ve prepared for and have to be ready for.” Swansea manager Garry Monk felt Moyes should have been afforded the time to put his own stamp on United. “It does take time. Going into that club as he did, following someone so successful, is always going to be hard,” Monk said. “For any manager, you need time, but nowadays – as we see time and time again in this job – you simply just don’t get the time. “It is results-driven, especially for a club like Man United that is expected to be winning a lot of trophies every single season.”
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