Manchester United sacked Moyes just 10 months after he succeeded Sir Alex Ferguson, who had himself chosen Moyes to replace him.
Veteran midfielder Ryan Giggs has been appointed interim manager of Manchester United following the sacking of Moyes.
‘‘Following the departure of David Moyes as manager, Manchester United has announced that Ryan Giggs, the club’s most decorated player, will assume responsibility for the first team until a permanent appointment can be made,’’ read a statement published on the United website on Tuesday.
“Manchester United announces that David Moyes has left the club,” United said.
“The club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role.”
This season Manchester United, the reigning Premier League champions and third richest club in the world are seventh in Premier League, their lowest placing for 24 years.
They have been eliminated from the FA Cup by Swansea City, who have never won the FA Cup.
They lost the Capital One Cup to Sunderland, who have never won the League Cup.