Manchester United boss reveals disciplinary procedures

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Manchester United boss David Moyes has revealed his techniques for dealing with unruly players, claiming he would rather send a miscreant into exile than hit them in the pocket with excessive fines.

Moyes arrived at Old Trafford to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson, a manager famed as much for his explosive dressing room diatribes as his incredible trophy winning ability. But the Scot has ways of his own to deal with indiscipline.

The former Everton chief enjoyed a relatively harmonious time during his long spell at Goodison Park, but Moyes is more than prepared to take severe action on his players when he feels it is required.

Moyes' brief tenure with Manchester United has been dominated by speculation about the future of Wayne Rooney who, last week, trained away from the first team having reportedly been banished from the club's senior squad.

This has since been denied by Moyes, however, although extracts from a new book called The Manager confirm that expulsion from training is a technique favoured by the new Old Trafford boss.

"I personally do not believe in fining people if I can help it. I have had to do it, but I am not a great believer in taking money away from people - it is not usually the best solution to indiscipline," Moyes explained.

"I would rather just remove the players from the environment - I think in its own way that is a bigger punishment."

Moyes is also prepared to take the more excessive measure of banning a player from training completely, which he does so in the hope the shame will result in a change of attitude from the professional in question.

"It can cause other difficulties through the media with internet reporting, but by removing a player from the situation I am sending him home to think about what he has done," he added.

"He will have to explain to his family why he is not training."

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