Moyes unsure of West Ham's ambition ahead of contract talks

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Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson believes some Manchester United players are "petrified" of manager Jose Mourinho.

"But listen, I ran my heart out for the team this season. I'm so happy we are safe because the club and the fans deserve to be in the Premier League". But since the moment we felt it was impossible to finish first we had the target to finish second and it is done today. I am not thinking about moving this summer.

"Having each managed both clubs, I think both David and Sam will want to win this game, if nothing else but to prove a point to those who doubt them".

Pascal Gross' victor for the Seagulls not only secured their place in next season's edition, but also means the Red Devils still need a point from their final two games after both Tottenham and Liverpool failed to close the gap.

The 55-year-old admitted he was unsure of where his future lies after West Ham's 0-0 draw with Manchester United on Thursday, and Sunday's clash against another of his former clubs - Everton - will likely be his last game in charge.

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"It is normal that Michael Carrick is captain at Old Trafford for the last game of his career".

As well, United's 10 away wins this season are the second-most in the league behind only champions City and Mourinho's men will be out to make sure they can have a pressure-free final day.

"A point against Manchester United any time is a good result and the attitude was good", Moyes told Sky Sports. For most of my seasons, apart from one previous year, I've been competing at the top six or eight.

On-loan Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is back from illness for the hosts but must be content with a place on the bench as David Moyes names an unchanged side.

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