There were reports this week that Newcastle United had approached David Moyes to become the next Newcastle manager after Steve McClaren turned the job down.
The former Everton (and briefly Man Utd…) manager is now at Real Sociedad and has stabilised them halfway up La Liga.
The reports claimed that an approach to Moyes had been made via his brother Kenny who is an agent and also close to his sibling.
However, in an interview with the Guardian today, David Moyes says he is going nowhere this summer and is simply concentrating on the next step towards taking Sociedad towards the top of the league.
“The TV money (in La Liga – fairer share) changes soon and I’d like us to be ready so that if we do have money to spend we have a process in place. The President’s in favour of that and so is the Sporting Director.
“There is always speculation but I am here to do the job and I’m going to be here. I want to try to get everything in place so we can be at our best for the start of next season.
Would only have left for Man Utd:
“I don’t think that we need masses and masses but there are improvements I would like to make, things I want to change, small things that will help. If they can do that, this place really would be perfect and I will be here, I’m not going anywhere.
“I think it was a brave decision to move to Spain and I turned down Premier League jobs as I didn’t think they were right, I would never have left Everton if it hadn’t been Manchester United.”
Enjoying football again:
“I didn’t want the disappointment to last. I had to take a step back and climb up again. I wanted somewhere I’d be allowed to work, where I could enjoy football again.
“I want new analysts. We have a chief scout and I would like another. I would like scouts in different countries and I have started to put the recruitment process in place.”