David Moyes is 'out of his depth' at Manchester United

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Poor old David Moyes can't quite catch a break at the moment, can he? It seems that managers and players past and present are being asked their thoughts on the seemingly poor job he is doing at Manchester United - with former Liverpool defender Stephane Henchoz the latest to give his two-pennies worth.

In an interview with talkSPORT, the former Switzerland international was quick to praise the job he did with former rivals Everton, yet was not afraid to share his view that Moyes is now out of his depth in his new job.

"He’s probably a good manager but the only club he managed really at the top level [before Manchester United] was Everton. That was all about fighting, being the underdogs, playing quite direct," he said.

"He did tremendously well for so many years but suddenly you move from Everton to a big club, a massive club, which a different style of play. They don't want to run that much or maybe play the second ball and stuff and, for me, he is out of his depth really."

Henchoz - who made well over 100 appearances for Manchester United's fiercest rivals in a six-year stint at Anfield between 1999-2005 - also suggested that the club should have made a player for Jose Mourinho before suggesting that another change of manager may be inevitable at Old Trafford.

"I would have gone for [Jose] Mourinho or someone like that who is used to the Man United style of play. I think they will have to change [the manager] because if you saw the last performance [against Manchester City], it was simply not good enough.”

That latter point is certainly not in doubt, with Manchester United having slumped to an embarrassing 3-0 defeat to Manuel Pellegrini's side - courtesy of goals from Edin Dzeko and the formidable Yaya Toure - at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

While the club have suffered plenty of demoralising defeats since Moyes took the helm, the most recent battering appeared a step too far for some previously supportive fans who seemed to have grown increasingly agitated with the Scot's lack of impact.

However, with Manchester United having made a long-term commitment to Moyes - who also appeared to be Sir Alex Ferguson's preferred choice for the job - it seems incredibly unlikely that they will opt to dispense of his services anytime soon.

Rather than sack him, it seems much more realistic and indeed fairer that the club will hand their man sufficient transfer funds to improve his underperforming squad in the summer and judge him after he has had ample opportunity to bring in his own players.

Manchester United fans, what do you make of Henchoz's comments? Is he right - is Moyes really out of his depth or will he keep his job?

Should you really have gone for Mourinho? Let us know your thoughts in the comment box provided below...

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