Moyes is set to leave West Ham at the end of the season

West Ham United have announced that manager David Moyes will leave the club at the end of the season by mutual consent.

The 61-year-old departs at the end of his contract and leaves the London Stadium after four-and-a-half years in charge, during which he guided the club to seven Premier League finishes, a quarter-final and a quarter-final. Semi-final places in the UEFA Europa League and victory in the UEFA Europa Conference League last season.

„I have enjoyed four and a half years at West Ham and the club is in a stronger position than when I returned in 2019,” said Moyes. Official website of the club.

„When I joined West Ham for the second time, the club was one place above the relegation zone and it was an amazing journey to reach three consecutive seasons in Europe.

„After leading the club to safety, we guided the team to sixth and seventh places in the Premier League and I was delighted when we won the Europa Conference League title last June – the club’s first major trophy in 43 years.

“I would like to thank all the players for their support over the last four and a half years and for all the success they have achieved.

“I have really enjoyed working with everyone at West Ham and would like to thank the board for giving me the opportunity to manage this great club.

„To my eventual successor, the directors, players, staff, fans and everyone at West Ham, I wish them all the very best for the future.”

West Ham have said they have begun the recruitment process to appoint Moyes’ successor.

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Moyes’ history at West Ham

Moyes has had two spells as manager of West Ham, his first coming in November 2017.

During that time he took the Hammers to a bottom three club, but led them to 13th place at the end of the 2017/18 season.

On 16 May 2018, West Ham confirmed Moyes’ departure.

But in December 2019, the Scot returned, taking over from Manuel Pellegrini at the London Stadium as the Hammers sat in 17th place.

He secured West Ham’s Premier League status before enjoying excellent campaigns in 2020/21 and 2021/22.

Only Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson have been responsible for more Premier League appearances than Moyes’ 695.

He has also won 10 Barclays Manager of the Month awards, the fourth-most among all managers in the competition’s history.

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