Manchester United idol Gary Neville has been appointed Valencia manager until the end of the season ahead of brother, Phil.
In, arguably, one of the more shocking managerial appointments of the past few years, the former right-back has agreed to step in at the Mestalla for the remainder of the campaign following the sacking of Nuno.
Phil was expected to move up from his role as the Portuguese tactician’s assistant, but Gary has turned his back on his role as a pundit at Sky to take the opportunity to step into a head coach role in Spain.
The Neville siblings are set to work together on the Mediterranean coast, with Valencia owner Peter Lim hopeful that fortunes will soon change at the club – Los Che are currently ninth in La Liga.
The Singaporean took over the club in 2014, investing cash in the first-team following a period in which star players such as David Villa, David Silva and Juan Mata had been sold to ease financial concerns.
— Valencia CF (@valenciacf) December 2, 2015