Outgoing Chief Executive David Gill said: "I’m delighted that David has agreed to join Manchester United. He has done a terrific job at Everton and has all the qualities that we are looking for in a manager to succeed Alex."
David Moyes will hold his weekly press conference this afternoon but will not answer questions about Manchester United manager.
Loyal, driven and fiercely competitive - the traits of the new Manchester United manager David Moyes
David Moyes has emerged as the frontrunner to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager.