epa05059592 Valencia's English head coach Gary Neville reacts during a press conference in Paterna, near Valencia, eastern Spain, 08 December 2015. Valencia CF will face Olympique Lyon in the UEFA Champions League group H soccer match on 09 December 2015.  EPA/MANUEL BRUQUE

Gary Neville Shown Valencia Exit Door

Former Manchester United and England defender, Gary Neville has been sacked by Valencia after less than four months in charge of the Spanish club.

The 41-year-old, who is part of the England coaching set-up was given his first managerial job in December 2015.

Valencia won three of their 16 league games under the former television pundit, and 10 of 28 games overall.

Neville said he wanted to stay but results had “not been to my standards” or those “required by this club”. He added that he understood “we are in a results business”.

Neville first faced calls to quit after a 7-0 loss to Barcelona in the Copa Del Rey semi-final first leg in February. His last match in charge was a 2-0 home defeat by Celta Vigo just before the international break.

He has spent the past six days with the England squad for friendly games with Germany and the Netherlands.

Gary Neville’s brother Phil is still part of the Valencia coaching team. The club is yet to make an announcement about his position.

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