David Moyes
Moyes claims he rejected the chance to return to manage in the Premier LeagueGetty

New Real Sociedad manager David Moyes has compared his style to that of Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho.

The former Manchester United manager was officially unveiled as the new man in charge at the Anoeta Stadium on Thursday, his first job back in management following his sacking at Old Trafford in April.

The Scot now faces the challenge of resuscitating Real Sociedad's season with the club sat in 18th place, but is confident he is up to the challenge.

"There is a lot of hard work ahead in the coming weeks and months. I'm looking forward to it," Moyes told a press conference.

"I want to take up the challenge of getting the team up the top end of the table and I think I am capable of that.

"I had 11 great years at Everton, I took over a club similar to this.

"I feel this job fits my character. It has been a big decision for me and my family. La Liga has the finest players and great coaches and I want to test myself against the best."

Moyes faces the sizeable task of repairing his reputation which suffered heavy blows last season as United succumbed to their worst season in the Premier League era under his guidance.

But the 51-year-old believes his style, which he likened to that of Mourinho, will bring the best out of him and his new club.

"My style is more like Mourinho. I am tough, I like to work hard but I am looking forward to it.

"I want my team to have personality, I want to see attacking, entertaining football but must of all, I want to win."

The Scot added he had been offered jobs to return to the Premier League but was sufficiently impressed with the offer from San Sebastian.

"I was never in any doubt about accepting. I did have a few offers, from the Premier League, but Real Sociedad tugged at my heart strings.

"The president convinced me, his passion and determination clinched it for me. I've always wanted to manage abroad and I am ready to go."