Sequel to Manchester United announcing that David Moyes has been sacked as the manager of the club, the clause that enabled Moyes get the boot despite signing a 6 year deal has been revealed. The Scot was relieved of his duties after a dismal season where United are 7th on the log, 13 points off the top. The Glazer family were pushed to make the decision, after Sunday’s 2-0 defeat to Moyes’ former club Everton. 

After the loss at Goodison Park, it became mathematically impossible for United to finish in the top four, which means the Red Devils will not play Champions League football for the first time in 18 years. That is the the major clause that allowed Moyes get sacked without a huge pay off. He will only get a one-year pay-off, rather than honour the full five years left on the deal. Ryan Giggs is expected to be named as interim manager.

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