Gary Neville sends glowing message to Sheffield United after Brighton win

The former Red Devils star heaped praise onto Sheffield United after another fantastic win on the south coast solidified their excellent start to the season.

Monday, 23rd December 2019, 9:37 am
Updated Monday, 23rd December 2019, 9:37 am
Gary Neville was full of praise for the Blades

Former Manchester United star Gary Neville has sent a glowing message to Sheffield United after their latest Premier League triumph.

The Blades beat Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex to extend their points total to 28, and climb all the way up to 5th place in the table.

Pundits are even linking Sheffield United with a potential run to qualification for European football next season, in their first season back in the top flight for over a decade.

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The Blades are even three points better off than Neville’s beloved Manchester United, after they lost 2-0 at Watford.

Neville has been left gobsmacked by the Blades’ start to the season, and speaking on The Gary Neville Podcast, he sent a glowing message of praise to Chris Wilder’s battling side.

He said: “I’m sure that they won’t be getting carried away. Until they get to that point whereby it’s mathematically impossible for them to go down you can never take anything for granted in this league.

“But, when you watch them play, the organisation, the defensive quality, the big goal threat up-front.

“I was watching Sheffield United a couple of weeks ago for the Manchester United game, and for 70 minutes they were so dominant, they should have won that game. How they didn’t I’ll never know; Manchester United for ten minutes were fantastic.

“It’s a great story, and I think that we want to see that. The idea that sometimes teams get criticised in the Premier League for spending money, sometimes teams get criticised for not spending money. But then there are clubs come up sometimes that just feel like they’re doing you right, and it feels like Sheffield United are doing it right.

“They’re believing quite a bit in the players from last season, the manager obviously, it’s working well, and I have to say that they’re a great watch as well. It’s a good story, I hope it continues.”