Gary Neville appointed as head-coach of Valencia

Former England and Manchester United defender Gary Neville has been handed the role of head coach at Valencia FC till the end of the season.

Gary Neville who is expected to start work on Sunday will be unveil to the Press on Thursday, but won’t take the sidelines until next Wednesday.

The former Skysports pundits who is yet to test his might as a head coach will still be part of Roy Hodgson’s technical team for England national team.

His brother Phil Neville joined the side as assistant coach on July and he will work hand in hand to assist Gary.

“I am absolutely thrilled to be given this opportunity with Valencia,” Neville quoted after taking charge at the La Liga club.

“Valencia are a huge football club of immense standing – and I know from my time as a player the passion and dedication of the Valencia fans” he added.

Gary Neville will take his place in the sidelines for the first time for Valencia in next Wednesday’s Champions League home match against Lyon.

The ex-England international has a mammoth task at his hand in new role to change the fortunes of the Spanish club who are ninth in the Spanish league.

Gary Neville is arguably one of the most decorated players in England. He spent 20 years at Man United (including youth teams), winning 20 major trophies including two Champions League and eight Premier Leagues.

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