Manchester United have a plan, and it’s not about David Moyes - originally posted on Soccerlens.comSir Alex Ferguson officially retired from Manchester United on Wednesday. In truth, he’s been planning his succession for a few years now.
From the renovated training center to the infusion of quality young players into the squad and the continuity of experience to guide through a changing era, United have slowly evolved into a club that has a system in place to help replicate the success of their greatest ever manager.
Ferguson’s successor was never going to be another Ferguson. He’s had too much time on the job and too much success for anyone to try and succeed him at the same level. The goal had always been to put in place a system, a set of tools, to help do what one man did for a quarter of a century.
David Moyes fits in the system. He brings qualities to the table that Ferguson perhaps lacked, and most importantly he wants to work in a system and not build his own and leave afte...