Valencia - Unveiled as Valencia's new manager, Gary Neville says he wants to test himself as a coach after earning a reputation as one of England's best football minds as a pundit following a brilliant playing career.
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Neville will begin his first head managing job on Sunday, a day after he observes how his new players fare against European and Spanish champions Barcelona.
The former Manchester United and England defender says "sitting on television talking about coaches for the last few years, the time has come for me to stand up. This is a wonderful club. If I had turned down this job I could have said goodbye to my credibility."
Neville joins brother Phil, who was already an assistant coach at Valencia under former manager Espirito Nuno Santo.