Hours after the Scot had signed a six-year contract, the North West's trending map explodes with fans refusing to back their new manager, despite not taking over until JulyManchester United - hours after the new one has just been announced.
Current Everton boss David Moyes' signature is barely dry on his six-year contract, yet '#moyesout' has jumped to second in the trending list in the city already.
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The tweets vary between serious and jokey, but the hashtag itself followed an initial top trend of '#inmoyeswetrust,' which trended highly in the entire UK. Who said football fans were fickle?
One fan preferred former Leeds manager Neil Warnock over Moyes, while another preemptively complained of a probable six-year drought, given that he never won anything at Everton.
One tweet in particular was by an Arsenal fan who joked that the Scot must go now because he hasn't won a match at United yet - two months before his contract has even started.
With the majority of the tweets coming from the Manchester area, it would be wrong to rule out City fans playing everybody else for a fool.
However, this is the second time that '#moyesout' has been a popular trend in the space of two months.
The first time around, it was high in the league for Liverpool, when some of the Blues fans were demanding a change from the manager to as high as the chairman.