Beckham says Neville hired as coach on merit, not friendship
David Beckham bristled when asked whether Phil Nevilles was hired as Inter Miami coach because theyre buddies. Its nothing to do with him being my friend, Beckham said Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, FIler)David Beckham bristled when asked whether Phil Neville’s was hired as Inter Miami coach because they’re buddies. He recalled spending eight weeks observing Bruce Arena coach Beckham and the Galaxy. Phil Neville was too nervous to answer questions in Spanish on Friday but plans to starting after this season’s opener.
Blend it with Beckham: Neville hired to coach Inter Miami
The Football Association has released Neville from his contract immediately after being informed he was in talks to become coach of Inter Miami, the Major League Soccer franchise partly owned by David Beckham. They’re teaming up again with hopes of winning more trophies with Inter Miami. Neville was hired Monday as Inter Miami’s coach, reuniting with Beckham — a co-owner of the MLS club. He will formally start at Inter Miami once he gets a work visa. Alonso got Inter Miami to the MLS Cup playoffs in 2020, marking the seventh time an MLS newcomer reached the postseason.