The best Phil Neville jokes as brother Gary gets Valencia job

Potential sibling rivalry a source of mirth on social media.

Phil Neville
VACANCY FILLED: Sorry, Phil (Image: Ingy The Wingy)

Sift through the best Phil Neville jokes doing the rounds in response to news that his brother Gary has been appointed as Valencia’s head coach until the end of the season.

Already a first-team coach at the club, Phil had been linked with the hot seat vacated by Nuno Espírito Santo only to see it filled by his esteemed pundit sibling.

However, he will take temporary charge for this weekend’s game against…Barcelona. Eep!

Now, on with the Phil Neville jokes…

When your brother takes over as manager but leaves you in charge for the upcoming Barcelona match… pic.twitter.com/qVl95w8WUy

— bet365 (@bet365) December 2, 2015

SPOTTED! Phil Neville reacts as brother Gary breaks the news that he has taken over as head coach at Valencia… https://t.co/0ePRgtBGD0

— Alan Brazil (@SportsBreakfast) December 2, 2015

You're older brother has got the looks. He's had the more success. Now he's got your job. Who'd be Phil Neville?

— Matt Scott (@Matt5cott) December 2, 2015

Imagine being Phil Neville. Starting MUFC full-back? NAH MATE WE'RE PLAYING YOUR BROTHER. Valencia boss? NAH MATE WE'RE HIRING YOUR BROTHER.

— Seán O'Sullivan (@OSullivanMUFC) December 2, 2015

Moyes reckons Valencia coach Phil Neville isn't ready to manage a big club.To be fair to Moysie, he’s a bit of an expert on the subject…

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) December 1, 2015

Phil Neville truly is Man United's one, true club legend https://t.co/NzphaMsxB3

— FootballFanCast.com (@FootballFanCast) November 30, 2015