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Gary Neville: six of his best Sky Sports moments

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Gary Neville is a pundit no more and is now the manager of La Liga side Valencia. Have you come to terms with it yet? We definitely haven't. 

It was always going to happen, though, wasn't it? Someone somewhere was going to hand Neville his first managerial role and take him off our TV screens on a Monday night. 

The marvellous pundit turned commentator will now strut his stuff at the Mestalla Stadium in pursuit of proving his credentials on the coaching scene. 

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Neville has a great deal to live up to, of course; as a player, the former England international enjoyed a remarkable stint at Manchester United, winning numerous pieces of silverware throughout his career. 

But he really took us by surprise on Sky Sports. His enthusiasm and knowledge shone through week in, week out, and he will be missed. 

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So, it's only right that we celebrate his brilliant stint on Sky Sports by watching some of his best bits over the past few years. 

Enjoy: 

Torres scream

Ah, that Fernando Torres scream. With 10-men, Chelsea pulled off one of the most surprising results in recent Champions League history as they beat Barcelona over two legs. 

And it all got a little bit too much for Neville as Fernando Torres booked the Blues' place in the final of the competition. As Torres rounded Victor Valdes to pass the ball into an empty net, Neville let out one of the most extraordinary noises you will ever hear from a co-commentator...

Analysis on Mbia 

When analysing certain Premier League stars, Neville sometimes gets slightly frustrated with their on-pitch antics. Well, look no further: his analysis of Stephane Mbia during QPR's match against Manchester United was absolutely brilliant. 

"Some things in football you can't actually describe," said Neville, who then went on to discuss Mbia's mishaps anyway...

Destroying Carragher with Henry clip 

Sorry, Jamie, but this one has to be included. With Jamie Carragher and Thierry Henry in attendance, Neville opted to show the pair a clip of the Arsenal hero leaving the former Liverpool man for dead on the field of play. 

But it was Neville's comment about Stephane Henchoz running past Carragher that really amused everyone inside the studio. 

Interviewing Phil Neville 

Everton had beaten Manchester United on the very first Monday Night Football of the season and Gary Neville had his chance to speak with his brother after the contest at Goodison Park. 

Phil Neville, previously of the Red Devils, had just captained the Toffees to victory but had his work cut out when dealing with his older sibling post match. In all honesty, though, Gary's opening words of 'Hello, Phillip', were enough for us all to have a little chuckle. 

The face 

Skip to 1:17 and you will see the best face ever pulled from Gary Neville. We're sure of it. While comparing Steven Gerrard and Paul Scholes, things got a little heated between Neville and Carragher.

And Neville certainly wasn't too happy with Carragher's question about why Sir Alex Ferguson had previously decided to sign Juan Veron despite having Scholes in his squad. 

Choosing between City and Liverpool 

As Liverpool and Manchester City went head-to-head for the Premier League title, Gary Neville was, understandably, less than impressed. 

He certainly wasn't going to be able to pick between two of Manchester United's greatest rivals. Thankfully, instead of choosing sides, Neville produced a truly brilliant one-liner: "It's like having a choice of two blokes to nick your wife."

Which Neville clip is your favourite? Have your say below! 

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