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Former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes takes charge of Spanish side Real Sociadad


Former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes has been appointed as manager of La Liga side Real Sociadad.

Moyes has been out of work since he was sacked by Manchester United in April after less than a season in charge.

The 51 year old Scot replaces Jagoba Arrasate, who was dismissed by Sociedad after a poor run of form which currently sees them lie 15th in La Liga.

There were strong rumours that Moyes would be appointed after Sociadad's win over La Liga champions Athletico Madrid, with confirmation of his appointment coming late on Monday.

He has signed a contract to June 2016 and will take charge for the first time at Deportivo on 22 November.

A statement on their website read,

"Real Sociedad have reached an agreement with David Moyes,"

"Details about the official presentation of Real Sociedad's new coach and who will form part of his technical team will be published tomorrow [Tuesday] morning."

Moyes was in charge of Everton for eleven years before making the move to Old Trafford last year, taking the Toffees from relegation candidates to the Champions League during his time at Goodison Park.

Since he left United he had spoken about the possibility of coaching abroad to gain more experience, and follows the likes of Steve McClaren and Chris Coleman of Brit managers abroad.

Coleman in fact had a seven month spell at Moyes' new club Sociadad in 2007.

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