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Phil Neville returns to Manchester United

Phil Neville Credit: Press Association

Phil Neville is set to become the latest recruit to David Moyes' coaching team at Manchester United.

Although there has been no official confirmation, it is understood the former Manchester United and Everton star has been back at United's Carrington training ground today.

He's expected to become a first team coach under his old boss, David Moyes.

Phil Neville - Career in Pictures

Neville made 59 appearances for his country Credit: PA
He played alongside his brother, Gary, at Manchester United Credit: PA
Neville left United for Goodison Park, where he later became captain Credit: PA
He calls at end to eight years as an Everton player Credit: PA
Saying Goodbye: the 36-year old will now pursue a career in coaching Credit: PA

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Neville out of Merseyside derby

Phil Neville Credit: Barrington Coombs/EMPICS Sport

Everton could have Darron Gibson back available for this weekend's Premier League clash with Liverpool, but Toffees captain Phil Neville has been ruled out.

Manager David Moyes said midfielder Gibson, who missed last Saturday's 1-0 win over Fulham through an injury picked up a week earlier against Sunderland, has a chance of featuring in Sunday's contest at Anfield.

There was bad news regarding Neville, though, with Moyes revealing that a knee problem will keep the defender - also not involved in the Fulham game - out of what will be the last Merseyside derby before his career as an Everton player finishes this summer.

Provisional squad: Howard, Baines, Jagielka, Heitinga, Distin, Coleman, Gibson, Osman, Pienaar, Fellaini, Mirallas, Anichebe, Mucha, Duffy, Oviedo, Barkley, Jelavic, Naismith, Hibbert.

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