Everton said in a statement: "Everton can confirm that David Moyes will leave the club at the end of the season.
"The manager met chairman Bill Kenwright early yesterday evening and confirmed his desire to join Manchester United.
"The chairman, on behalf of the club, would like to place on record his thanks to David for the massive contribution he has made to Everton since his arrival in March 2002. He has been an outstanding manager.
David Moyes factfile
Started playing career at
and finished at Preston, where he played alongside young loan signing
between February and March 1995
Ten months after guiding
to the Division One play-off final, Moyes took over at
from Walter Smith in March 2002
his Premier League debut in August 2002 before selling him to Manchester United two years later for £20m
Steered Everton to fourth in 2005 and place in qualifying stages of
Took Everton to
FA Cup final
in 2009, where they lost 2-1 to Chelsea after beating Man United in semi-final
"During his tenure at Goodison Park, David has taken charge of the team on over 500 occasions including four European campaigns.
"Everton officials will start the search for a replacement manager immediately."
It is understood Everton have already drawn up a shortlist.
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