Man Utd to play Juventus in Neville testimonial

Recently retired Gary Neville will have a testimonial match for Manchester United, facing Juventus on Tuesday 24th May, according to the BBC.

Neville made 602 appearances for the Manchester club, retiring in February due to recurring injuries, and plans to use money raised from the match to help community projects in the UK and abroad.

Neville said: “I am delighted to be given this game by the club, it is going to be a very emotional night, especially as I pull on that red shirt once more. I intend to savour every moment and I hope the fans can share in my special night,”

United manager Sir Alex Ferguson also paid tribute to the former England internationalL “Gary has been a loyal servant of Manchester United and this is a fitting tribute to honour Gary and his career.

“It also gives the fans the opportunity to show their admiration and appreciation for a player who is very much one of them. We have had many great games against Juventus in the past and I am sure this will be another memorable night.”

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