David Moyes has admitted he has spoken to Alex Ferguson following the Liverpool catastrophe. The United boss has endured a horrific first season in charge at the club that sees them languishing in seventh place in the Premier League with their Champions League hopes all but gone. The Scot has overseen a record equalling nine league defeats – with nine games still to go – while the club are at grave risk of not qualifying for a European competition for the first time since 1981. Stories have emerged in the wake of the Liverpool surrender that senior players are not happy with his methods and expect him to be sacked soon. Moyes was called into discussions with the board and Ferguson who want to know why the team are performing so badly.[football] direct news has also learnt that Ferguson has been tempted to take the reigns again before deciding against it. With United showing no signs of improvement Moyes has admitted holding talks with Ferguson. I speak with Sir Alex [Ferguson] regularly. He told me before I came in it was a difficult job but he is always here to help. My future has not changed, he told reporters ahead of tomorrow night’s second leg Champions League tie against Olympiacos. Read more Manchester United transfer news.