As Gary Neville takes up his position as the new manager of La Liga’s Valencia, it leaves a substantial hole and significant shoes to fill at Sky Sports.
Neville has gained virtually universal praise for his pundit’s role at Sky Sports since joining the Monday Night Football team at the start of the 2011-12 season.
His colleague at Sky Sports, Martin Tyler, was full of praise for his departing broadcasting partner, describing him as an ‘exceptional person.’ Tyler went on to explain that he hopes they will work together in the future.
So who will fill Neville’s shoes at Sky? Well, inevitably Deluded Brendan @DeludedBrendan has already tested the water:
— Deluded Brendan (@DeludedBrendan) December 2, 2015
Maybe Michael Owen could be the subject of a mid-season transfer from BT Sport. Footy Accumulators @FootyAccums have him at 25-1. However, they also reminded us of some of his slightly less than insightful comments:
Here are the current odds in the race to replace Gary Neville: