Moyes had managed in the Premier League for 14 seasons and led Everton FC to the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and an FA Cup final. By building a successful team, with good players playing well, and that's what we are aiming to do.
"He proved with Everton that he has great qualities and we feel that West Ham United is a club that will give David the platform to display those qualities again".
Slaven Bilic barely had time to clear his desk and collect his P45 before one of his former West Ham United charges was sticking the knife in on Twitter. "I have probably got one of the best win records in the Premier League". But I have always only ever wanted to be involved with attacking, entertaining football.
But he will not be given big money to spend in the transfer market, and will have to sell to fund any major purchases.
Bilic, who also played for West Ham, is the fourth Premier League managerial casualty of the season following the departures of Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer, Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare and Everton's Ronald Koeman.
The Hammers parted company with Bilic on Monday, two days after a chastening 4-1 loss at home to Liverpool convinced co-chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold that the club needed a change of direction to stop the rot. "I've got no doubts about that, but ultimately we have to show it on the pitch".
"It wouldn't be a lot, let's face it we believed at the beginning of the season that we had the best squad of players for a decade".
But the 54-year-old Scot was sacked after less than a season in charge. "Wherever you go they are known", former Sunderland and Manchester United head coach Moyes said. I could probably give you reasons for majority.