Phil Neville wishes Everton debutant Muhamed Besic ‘good luck’ at Liverpool

Former Everton captain Phil Neville wishes Muhamed Besic 'good luck' in his first Merseyside derby at Anfield

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Phil Neville takes to Twitter to wish Everton debutant Muhamed Besic good luck in the Merseyside derby.

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has opted to hand his summer signing a first Premier League start in one of the division’s most raucous derbies.

The 22-year-old earned a £4m move to Goodison Park after the versatile right-back impressed for Bosnia and Herzegovina at the World Cup this summer.

And former Everton captain Neville issued his backing for the ex-Ferencvaros defender ahead of the clash against Liverpool at Anfield.

The Bosnia star signed a five-year deal with Everton as Martinez lured the Berlin-born defender to the Toffees.

Besic, who started his career at Bunesliga outfit Hamburg, scored once in 47 appearances during a two-year spell at Hungarian club Ferencvaros.

Earlier, former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham tipped Everton to secure a rare win at Anfield.

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