Manchester United legend Gary Neville admits that Arsenal would have been his first choice of club to sign up with had he ever left Old Trafford.
Manchester United legend Gary Neville has actually confessed that Arsenal would have been his first choice of club to sign up with had he ever left Old Trafford.
Neville was a key figure in the infamously bitter competition in between the 2 clubs in the 1990 s and 2000 s, when Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger‘s sides regularly fought for Premier League supremacy.
The former right-back invested his whole 19- year profession at Man United, however he exposed that he would have had no qualms signing up with the Gunners had he ever been considered surplus to requirements under Ferguson.
“I made that decision that I only wanted Manchester United next to my name. However, if he’d (Ferguson) come to me at 28 and said, ‘Gary, your time’s up’, of course I would’ve played for another Premier League club,” Neville informed Sky Sports News.
“Arsenal would be primary. You utilized to go to Highbury, you might simply feel the custom of the location, and I simply felt they constantly did things the right way.
” The clubs in Europe I constantly appreciated were Juventus and Bayern Munich due to the fact that we played them a lot in the late 90 s, early 2000 s and I simply appreciated them as football clubs in regards to the teams that they had.
“Bayern Munich always felt meticulous in their preparation, so for me, Bayern Munich would be the club I would choose internationally.”
Neville made 602 appearances for United in overall, winning 8 Premier League titles, 3 FA Cups and 2 Champions Leagues.