"Sir Alex was at the game on Saturday and I shared some time with him and talked about the game," said the Reds boss. "I've not talked to him about Leverkusen, Sociedad and Shakhtar. But I speak to him quite regularly and talked to him recently about the number of games we've got coming up, and how he would usually use the squad at times like this."
Moyes also benefitted from a meeting with Sir Bobby Charlton in which the Reds legend talked about the ethos of the club.
"It was a really important moment for me, when Sir Bobby said he wanted to come and see me," Moyes added. "When he came in he was fantastic. He's an incredibly humble man.
"He explained what it meant to be at United, explained what managers here should be like and then he talked about football. He's very intelligent and knowledgeable about the game.