Gary Neville reveals best Manchester United XI... and it has no place for Ibrahimovic

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Manchester United legend Gary Neville spent his afternoon at the Oxford Union where the Sky Sports pundit opened up on an array of different topics, including how he expected the club to struggle after Sir Alex Ferguson retired.

Perhaps the most headline grabbing response from the evening was his answer regarding the current Manchester United first team managed by Jose Mourinho.

Neville picked an XI that did not include Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Instead, the former club captain picked Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford up front.

The line-up would look like this: De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, Bailly, Blind; Pogba, Carrick, Herrera; Martial, Rashford, Mkhitaryan.

Another surprise among that selection is Daley Blind getting the nod at left back ahead of Luke Shaw, who recently found himself in a bit of controversy with Mourinho.

Below are a list of tweets from the event at Oxford Union.

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Another surprise among that selection is Daley Blind getting the nod at left back ahead of Luke Shaw, who recently found himself in a bit of controversy with Mourinho.

Below are a list of tweets from the event at Oxford Union.

.@GNev2: Against City and Liverpool I couldn't control my emotions. If we scored a late winner I did stupid things, like kissing Scholesy!

— Oxford Union (@OxfordUnion) 14 November 2016

.@GNev2: The best England manager I played under was Terry Venables by a long way. He was a great tactician and a great man-manager.

— Oxford Union (@OxfordUnion) 14 November 2016

.@GNev2: I don't think I will go back into management. But what I learnt in Valencia was how crucial the relationship with the players is.

— Oxford Union (@OxfordUnion) 14 November 2016

.@GNev2: When I see @MarcusRashford and @JesseLingard on the pitch, it makes me feel proud that @ManUtd is true to itself and its principles

— Oxford Union (@OxfordUnion) 14 November 2016

.@GNev2: Fergie's press conferences always felt like more of a message to his players than to the media. You would buy into what he said.

— Oxford Union (@OxfordUnion) 14 November 2016

.@GNev2: The fundamentals of the @ManUtd style of play - developing youth, wing play etc. - should never change. It's part of our identity.

— Oxford Union (@OxfordUnion) 14 November 2016
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