Moyes says Van Gaal deserves more time at Manchester United

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For every Matt Busby and Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, there have been plenty of short-tenured Red Devils’ managers.

That’s easy to forget, given the brief spell in charge for David Moyes and the growing hot seat under Louis Van Gaal.

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Ferguson presided over 1500 games for United. Moyes? 51.

Van Gaal hasn’t even hit 75, and his predecessor would like to see the Dutchman given the chance to take the club back to its desired heights.

From the BBC:

“I hope they stick with Louis van Gaal, he deserves more time,” said Moyes, who was sacked by Spanish club Real Sociedad in November.

“It’s still a work in progress for him, he’s made some signings and from my experience in Spain it will take time for players from abroad to settle in. So, I think they should stick with it.”

Moyes will find himself in the minority when it comes to supporting Van Gaal, but does he have a point?

United is in one of their worst ruts in a long time, and has close to zero continuity in its XI. That has doomed lesser clubs than United, and it has to be asked whether we’re in an era where any club is deep or strong enough to instantly meld a wide array of new players into a championship unit?