The best jokes as Valencia appoint Gary Neville as head coach

Former Man Utd defender gazumps brother Phil to land high-profile La Liga job.

Valencia have appointed Gary Neville as head coach until the end of the season
REIGN IN SPAIN: Neville (Image: University of Salford Press Office)

Here are the best jokes that Twitter had to offer as news broke that Valencia have appointed Gary Neville as their head coach until the end of the season.

The former Manchester United and England defender is set to leave a gaping hole in Sky Sports’s live football coverage, where he was widely considered to be the best pundit out there.

He has also gazumped his brother Phil, who was already at the club as first-team coach and who will take temporary charge of the side against Barcelona this weekend.

Now sit back, relax and get a load of these Gary Neville jokes…

BREAKING: The Sky Sports studio learns that Gary Neville has left them to join Valencia… https://t.co/3rDMHBRT8Z

— Copa90 (@Copa90) December 2, 2015

Gutted! This reminds me of when Pegguy Arphexad left for Coventry. https://t.co/M535r7L2qo

— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) December 2, 2015

Is this the new face of Monday Night Football…? https://t.co/mDo0IjtLLy pic.twitter.com/4geMJc9lhr

— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) December 2, 2015

Dear @SkySports Please don't replace Gary Neville with @themichaelowen Sincerely. Everyone.

— Christopher Hughes (@crisy7588) December 2, 2015

Amazing analysis from a possible Gary Neville's replacement at #MNF https://t.co/0zf7BeCN2L

— Artur Petrosyan (@arturpetrosyan) December 2, 2015

Hope Gary Neville's attempts at tweeting in Spanish will be better than his brothers pic.twitter.com/iAt9jcLfGp

— Andrew Bloch (@AndrewBloch) December 2, 2015

The scenes inside Sky's Monday Night Football offices after the Gary Neville news broke… https://t.co/BONWMFl7I7

— Filipe Orlando (@MrFilipeOrlando) December 2, 2015