Lineker and more: Twitter reacts to Neville’s Valencia appointment

Gary Lineker leads the Twitter response to Gary Neville's appointment as Valencia manager

Gary Neville has been appointed as Valencia’s head coach until the end of the season.

The former Manchester United defender has been working in England’s coaching set-up and will remain in the position under Roy Hodgson.

Valencia owner Peter Lim has a stake in the former England right-back’s club, Salford City, which he co-owns with his brother Phil, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Nicky Butt.

The 40-year-old will also be leaving his role on Monday Night Football on Sky Sports alongside Jamie Carragher.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals to Neville’s appointment as Valencia head coach.

Match Of The Day host Gary Lineker is extremely excited to see how Neville will get at Los Che:

His BBC colleague Dan Walker makes a good point about Neville’s appointment:

Former Chelsea midfielder Jody Morris enjoyed Jamie Carragher’s reaction to the appointment:

Ex-Newcastle United goalkeeper Stephen Harper is hoping it works out for Neville:

Finally, former Liverpool striker Don Hutchinson reckons Valencia will have a tough job at Valencia:

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