David Moyes: I never thought it would be this bad
David Moyes has written a letter to Man Utd season-ticket holders admitting he is "desperate to compensate" for dismal start
Published 07/03/2014 | 10:51
Manchester United manager David Moyes has written a letter to the club's fans admitting he didn't expect such a difficult start to his reign at Old Trafford - and has vowed to put it right.
The Premier League champions currently sit seventh in the table, have been knocked out of the FA Cup and are on the brink of a Champions League exit.
However, the United board continues to back the manager, despite some awful performances both at Old Trafford and away from home.
In a letter to supporters, Moyes shares the frustrations of supporters and is adamant he will turn things around at the club.
"While I knew that this job would be a challenge when I took it on, the difficult season we have experienced was not something that I envisaged, which I am sure is the case as well for you supporters - and my players, staff and I am desperate to compensate for that,” he wrote.
"Everywhere we turn people outside the club have a lot to say about Manchester United, but we have all stuck together through some tough times this season and I firmly believe that, in the long run, we will all come out at the other end, stronger for the experiences.
"Everything we need have been through will make us a better, stronger team and club in the future.
"Over the years you have seen great winning sides here and, in time, I have absolutely no doubt that we will see great winning sides here again.
"A big step towards that will be transforming Old Trafford back into the fortress it has long been renowned as, and we will do everything in our power to get the positive performances and results to do that, so that we can give you Season Ticket holders and all of our supporters something to shout about."