Date published: Saturday 13th January 2018 6:48
David Moyes said he was “thrilled” to have registered his 200th Premier League win as a manager after West Ham’s 4-1 victory at Huddersfield.
The Hammers secured their biggest win of the season with goals from Mark Noble, the outstanding Marko Arnautovic and Manuel Lanzini’s double ensuring Moyes reached his landmark in front of the watching Sir Alex Ferguson.
Moyes became the fourth Premier League manager to reach the milestone after Ferguson, Arsene Wenger and Harry Redknapp.
“I was just told about that, so I’m thrilled that the players were able to get me that and also thank you to all the other players in years gone by who got me the wins as well,” said Moyes.
“I’m pleased. I’m going to invite him (Sir Alex) down to one of the games. Maybe when it’s (Man) United down at our’s. I’ll make sure he gets invited to the game. I hope he enjoyed us winning.”
Huddersfield midfielder Joe Lolley cancelled out Noble’s opener for West Ham before half-time and Arnautovic struck within 30 seconds of the restart before laying on two goals in five minutes for Lanzini.
“I thought the two of them were terrific today, they really were,” Moyes said. “Great finishes by Mano as well.”
Former Everton and Manchester United boss Moyes said Arnautovic’s work-rate has never been in question since he was appointed in early November.
“I think he needed to show he can run…