David Moyes receives ‘vote of confidence’ from West Ham

David Moyes receives 'vote of confidence' from West Ham

West Ham United have informed David Moyes that his job as supervisor is protected for now, sources have confirmed to 90min.

The Hammers misplaced their ninth Premier League recreation of the season on Saturday, happening 2-0 at residence to Leicester due to targets from James Maddison and Harvey Barnes.

That defeat was West Ham’s third successive league defeat, following on from reverses towards Crystal Palace and Manchester United, and so they have bagged simply 39 factors from the 34 Premier League video games they’ve performed in 2022.

West Ham have proven higher type within the Europa Convention League, profitable all six of their group video games at a canter towards weak opposition, however their home type has been extraordinarily worrying.

They sit sixteenth within the Premier League desk, only a level above the relegation zone, and have been additionally dumped out of the Carabao Cup on the third spherical stage following a penalty shootout defeat to Blackburn Rovers at London Stadium.

Moyes admitted after Saturday’s defeat towards Leicester that he was not shocked to be beneath strain, and 90min understands that West Ham, and majority shareholder David Sullivan, have made it clear that outcomes want to enhance rapidly.

The Scot might be given extra time to show issues round, although, 90min has additional discovered – having constructed up sufficient credit score within the financial institution from back-to-back finishes within the Premier League’s prime seven and an exciting run to final season’s Europa League semi-final – and has been given a so-called ‘vote of confidence’.

Moyes was backed closely in the summertime window to push the membership on additional, as West Ham broke their switch report to land Brazilian playmaker Lucas Paqueta from Lyon for simply over £50m. Additionally they spent excessively on Italian striker Gianluca Scamacca and World Cup-bound Nayef Aguerd, bringing the membership’s total spend north of £150m.

However regardless of these acquisitions, West Ham have didn’t settle into any type of rhythm or type, and have scored a meagre 12 targets in 15 Premier League outings – solely Everton, Nottingham Forest and Wolves have netted much less.

The strain will intensify on Moyes as soon as the Premier League resumes on Boxing Day, particularly as 90min understands that joint-chairman Sullivan has been inundated with curiosity from representatives of managers and coaches expressing their want to speak to the membership – lots of whom have labored on the continent.

He’s, for now, standing behind Moyes, who turned issues round after Manuel Pellegrini’s 19-month reign got here to an finish in December 2019.

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