Previous
West Ham United
Lusitanos
6:45 PM GMT
Leg 1
Game Details
Shkëndija 79
Aberdeen
7:05 PM GMT
Leg 1
Game Details
Corinthians
AA Ponte Preta
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Figueirense FC
Goiás EC
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Fluminense FC
Santos FC
12:00 AM GMT Jul 3, 2015
Game Details
Next

Canales: Hernandez injury a cruel setback

Mexico
Read

Blind rejected Utd coach role

Manchester United
Read

Molina in Stoke talks - sources

Transfers
Read

Lyon wrap up signing of Beauvue

Transfers
Read

Distin: Moyes similar to Fergie

Everton defender Sylvain Distin believes David Moyes has the same hands-on approach to managing that made Sir Alex Ferguson such a success at Manchester United.

• Blog: Moyes: The manager
• Jagielka: Everton will prosper
• Jolly: Moyes' chance

Moyes will succeed Ferguson at Old Trafford when the latter retires at the end of the current Premier League season.

Having played under the future United and current Toffees boss for the last four campaigns, Distin has had an opportunity to observe Moyes' work at close quarters, and has noted parallels between the pair.

"There are aspects of their characters which are similar," the former Paris Saint-Germain defender, who has also played for Newcastle United, Manchester City and Portsmouth, told L'Equipe.

"They have the same thoroughness, the same demands. Moyes is 200% committed to the club. He does everything from training sessions to video sessions, whereas in the other clubs I've been at, it's been more the assistant coaches doing that.

"He's there permanently. He puts you under pressure from the first game to the last. Even if there's nothing to play for, you know you're going to have to run."

Moyes' last two games in charge of Everton are West Ham at home on Sunday, before a trip to Chelsea on the final day of the season.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.