Date: 26th July 2013 at 6:20pm
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Phil Neville and Ryan Giggs

has revealed that he had offers on the table before joining Manchester as a coach this summer.

Neville hung up his boots at the end of last season, and although he worked with England’s u21 set up in Israel for the European championships this summer, he had no commitments.

Talk of a return to were dismissed as it was believed that the former captain was in the running for theĀ  manager’s role vacated by David Moyes. Neville revealed that he was interviewed for the role before opting to return to Old Trafford.

But it wasn’t just that missed out on the younger Neville brother, as he revealed he passed up the chance to follow his brother Gary into a punditry position with the BBC to return to his home club:

“I was interviewed for job, I’d also agreed a contract with BBC.

“But in the back of my mind I wanted to come back to Manchester United.”