Wow,shocked me this...merge if need be. Phil Neville appointed Valencia assistant manager Phil Neville will take his place on the bench beside Nuno Espirito Santo at Valencia next season, according to a statement issued by the Spanish club. The former Manchester United and Everton defender previously worked under David Moyes and Ryan Giggs at Old Trafford, and will now take over as assistant manager at Valencia. Nuno expressed his satisfaction on hearing the news that Phil Neville had agreed to join the club, saying: "he has a lot of experience in top flight competitions, but above all his outlook and the values he defends will fit in very well here in this team, and help further the cause of this club and the philosophy we stand by. He was a great team player and we are and want to be a team in every sense of the word. I'm convinced he can help us a lot," the Portuguese coach enthused.