Madrid - England coach and Manchester United legend Gary
Neville has been named Valencia boss for the rest of the season, the Spanish
side announced on Wednesday.
"Valencia have reached an agreement with English coach
Gary Neville for him to be coach of the first team until June 30, 2016,"
the club said in a statement.
"Neville will officially begin his work on Sunday,
December 6 ahead of the Champions League match against Lyon which will take
place at Mestalla on Wednesday, December 9."
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Neville's brother Phil has been at the club since the start
of the season, working as an assistant to Nuno Espirito Santo before he left
the club after a poor run of results on Sunday.
"I am very excited and feel very proud to have received
this great opportunity with Valencia," Neville told the club's website.
"It is a huge club of immense prestige and I remember
well from my time as a player the great passion and loyalty of their
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