David Moyes deserves great credit for taking up the opportunity to become Real Sociedad's new manager.
Given the manner in which he lost his last job, in which he was sacked by Manchester United after less than a year in the Old Trafford hot-seat, the Scot made the decision that he would go abroad, rather than waiting for a job to crop up in the Premier League.
There will be many challenges facing the former Everton boss when he arrives in the Basque country, with his new side lying 15th in the league.
Fortunately, they won their last game before the international break, against champions Atletico Madrid. However, that result may turn out to be a hindrance, as the fans may get on his back quickly if he fails to replicate the success that the club's B team coach achieved in a big game.
Another fortunate thing for Moyes is that his first fixture looks to be an easy three points.
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Although his side have undoubtedly underachieved this season, Deportivo la Coruna are bottom of the division, and a victory at the Riazor will give him confidence earlier on in his reign.
Former side United visit the Emirates that day; Moyes will not want to look back at his spell at Old Trafford much, but will most certainly be reminded of it, and his tenure at the Anoeta will be under much scrutiny.
Here, GMS takes a look at five key things that Moyes must get right in his new job.