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.
No better game to make ur full debut in than vs liverpool away good luck Besic enjoy it!!
— Philip Neville (@fizzer18) September 27, 2014
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.
Everton will look to frustrate Liverpool and grow into the game. If it's 0 0 at half time i fancy Everton. Liverpool early goal then lfc win
— Danny Higginbotham (@Higginbotham05) September 27, 2014
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