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Phil Jones backs David Moyes' methods

September 8, 2013
By Richard Jolly

Phil Jones has told the Daily Star Sunday that he believes David Moyes has carried on where Sir Alex Ferguson left off at Manchester United.

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PA PhotosJones is currently on the sidelines with an ankle problem.

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The England defender said United’s new manager is trying to implement more of a passing game but that very little is different at Old Trafford following Ferguson’s retirement.

So far Moyes has only been able to bring in one major signing, Marouane Fellaini, and has selected similar sides and tactics to those Ferguson chose last season.

"To be honest, I don’t think much has changed,” Jones said. "There’s been a little bit of his input in training and stamping his mark on what he wants -- maybe we pass the ball slightly more.

"But that’s just his view on the game and I think it’s worked really well. Other than that, there’s not been much change.

"David’s a very passionate manager and he wants to achieve great things for the club. Hopefully, the players can help him do that."

Jones suffered an ankle injury in United’s last game, the 1-0 defeat to Liverpool, and United are yet to disclose when he will be fit again.

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