Would be bold: Manchester United fans split over Gary Neville appointment

Manchester United fans on Twitter have been busy discussing the prospect of Gary Neville becoming the club’s sporting director, a topic which appears to have split the fanbase.

The conversation had been started after Eni Aluko tipped the former United right-back as the ‘perfect choice’ for the role.

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It is common knowledge that the Red Devils currently do not have a sporting director to assist Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with all things football, but most notably, transfers.

The 20-time Premier League champions seem to have lacked direction in the transfer market of late, with their botched deal to sign Alexis Sanchez more than concrete proof of that.

For a job of this size, it would be a hugely controversial move to appoint Neville as sporting director given the magnitude of the task ahead.

Neville does have a good knowledge of the club having spent his entire career at Old Trafford though, and has some business experience from his role as co-owner of Salford City.

However, that hasn’t been enough to convince all of the United fanbase on Twitter that he is the man for the job…

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