David Moyes 'not interested' in Hearts or Hibernian manager jobs

David Moyes
David Moyes' last managerial post was at West Ham in 2018

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes says he is "not interested" in taking charge at Hearts or Hibernian.

The Edinburgh clubs are searching for new bosses after Craig Levein and Paul Heckingbottom were both sacked in the past week.

Moyes' last post was in 2018 when he kept West Ham in the Premier League.

"Hopefully someday I may well come back - but at the moment it's not just now," the 56-year-old Scot told BBC Sportsound.

"Ultimately it is football management and it happens. But no, neither job would be of any interest to me.

"I wouldn't say I wouldn't move back to Scotland. Scotland is my love and Glasgow is where I'm from."

However, former Hibs head coach Alan Stubbs, who steered the club to their first Scottish Cup win in 114 years in 2016, told Sportsound he would be open to a return to Easter Road.

Stubbs, who played for Moyes at Everton, last managed at St Mirren and previously had a spell at Rotherham United.

"I did leave too quick," Stubbs said. "I really enjoyed my time there - it's a great club. You can never say never. I'd be interested.

"It's sad to see both Edinburgh clubs in the situation that they're in right now. They'll be two lucky managers that go into two really good clubs."

Hearts owner Ann Budge said on Monday she was in "no rush" to find an appointment for Levein, while a brief Easter Road statement said more comment would be forthcoming in the coming days.

Hearts the more attractive job - analysis

Former Hearts and Hibernian midfielder Michael Stewart

If you're looking at the two jobs right at the moment then I think the Hearts job is the more attractive. Hearts have a squad that you don't have to do a lot of things with to get results.

The steel that Neil Lennon brought to Hibs, they need to find that again because they are too easy to play against at the moment. The manager that comes in there will be needing to bring something into the squad in January to rectify that.


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