Before the start of the 2001-02 season, Sir Alex had insinuated that he planned to retire, and United had started seeking successors. However, a dismal run of form in that season perhaps changed Ferguson’s mind, and he decided to stick around.
It’s been 10 whole years since that date, and one cannot help but come to the conclusion that Ferguson cannot shelve his retirement plans forever, and the luminous day that he announces his retirement must be looming.
Plentiful options do remain as to who might be the successor to one of the greatest clubs of all time—from Jose Mourinho to “baby-faced assassin” Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. However, in my opinion, I see one man more fit for the United job than the others, and that man is Everton’s manager David Moyes.
Here are 10 reasons why I consider him to be the best replacement for Ferguson.