sport news Sam Allardyce: 'David Moyes will be success at West Ham'

Former West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has backed David Moyes to succeed at the London Stadium – despite the furious reception to his appointment among some supporters.

The former and Everton manager was unveiled on Tuesday as the replacement for Slaven Bilic, who was sacked in the wake of West Ham's 4-1 defeat by Liverpool.

News of the Scot's appointment was met with a wave of displeasure among certain sections of the club's support following his disappointing spells at United and .

Ex-Everton boss David Moyes was unveiled as the manager of West Ham United on Tuesday

Ex-Everton boss David Moyes was unveiled as the manager of on Tuesday

Moyes adjusts his tie in the images released by West Ham to accompany the announcement 

The Scot takes over at West Ham with the club currently in the Premier League relegation zone

But Allardyce, who managed the Hammers between 2011 and 2015, believes Moyes will prove his doubters wrong.

'I do think he will be a success because they have got a good squad,' he told TalkSport.

'He needs to pull that squad together and make it function

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