Phil Neville has been drafted into Brian Eastick's coaching squad for England's Under-21 international with Belgium at Middlesbrough on Wednesday.
The news was confirmed on Twitter on Thursday evening, with Neville's Everton team-mate Tim Cahill passing on his congratulations.
It has been a long-cherished ambition of the Football Association to get players approaching the end of their careers more involved with coaching at a senior level.
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