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Report: David Moyes interested in becoming next USMNT manager

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Could the next USA head coach come from the UK?

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The latest name to be linked to the vacant United States men’s national team manager position is a well-known one in world soccer.

According to the The Sunday Herald in Scotland, former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes is interested in becoming the new permanent USMNT head coach.

The report even goes as far as calling the 55-year-old Scottish manager a “leading candidate” for the opening.

Moyes was most recently helped West Ham avoid relegation from the Premier League last season before letting his short-term contract run out.

It’s hard to determine the plausibility of this rumor with all of the names flying around. Guys like Juan Carlos Osorio and Gregg Berhalter make sense thanks to their ties to U.S. Soccer. Meanwhile, the only loose connection you can tie to Moyes is him bringing Landon Donovan to Everton on loan twice and managing Tim Howard there for many years.

Moyes is one of the most successful managers in Premier League history despite a lackluster spell with Manchester United and a relegation battle last season. His spent over 11 years at Everton and has amassed over 200 total wins in the English top flight, making him the fourth most winningest manager ever in the Premier League.

What do you think of this rumor? Does it make any sense? Would you prefer him to the other rumored candidates? Sound off in the comments.