It was always going to be a considerable struggle for the unfortunate soul given the job of attempting to replicate the phenomenal success enjoyed by Sir Alex Ferguson during his iconic long reign as Manchester United manager.
But while many will have expected fellow Scot Moyes to take a while to adapt to his new surroundings at Old Trafford, few would have anticipated such a difficult season for the club.
At the time of writing, Manchester United have just beaten relegation-threatened West Brom comfortably at The Hawthorns. And while that will come as a pleasant surprise to supporters, Moyes remains unquestionably under pressure.
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