Date: 10th February 2011 at 4:44pm
Written by:

Apart from in the odd benefit game, we doubt whether, following his announce of his retirement with immediate effect, we`ll not see much of Gary Neville.

That may well be the case but Gary is under no illusions as to who he views as his natural successor at right back.

Speaking to the media, Gary has picked out the young Brazilian, Rafael Da Silva, as his heir apparent, glowingly remarking,

“He`s more than capable of going on to become United`s right back for many, many years.”

“His performances in the last six months in particular have been brilliant.”

“He`s matured and really come of age. I remember when I was a young defender you need the time to mature and get experience.”

“Rafael`s always had ability. He gets to the ball quickly, he`s aggressive, he defends his position well, he`s tough, courageous, good on the ball and provides energy in attack.”

“But he`s really developed in the last six months with games and experience. He has a great attitude too.”


It remains to be seen if Rafael`s United career proves to be as long and as illustrious as that of Gary`s!




Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Join Vital Man United

It’s easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!