Furious Gary Neville tears into "scavengers" Glazers for Super League plans 4 months ago

Furious Gary Neville tears into "scavengers" Glazers for Super League plans

Neville said the Glazer family needed to be "booted out"

Gary Neville launched another scathing attack on those behind the new European Super League, describing the Glazer family as "scavengers" after the role played by Joel Glazer in the new plans.

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Neville had already made his feeling abundantly clear about the breakaway league during Sky's Super Sunday coverage, but was asked for his views on the subject again during Monday Night Football.

Urging all the football community to set aside their allegiances and attempt to stop the proposal, Neville admitted that he felt "slightly complicit", having rarely spoken about the Glazer family since their 2005 takeover of Manchester United.

"I've stayed pretty quiet in terms of the Glazer family over the years," he said. "I've stayed pretty quiet because I thought when the club were taken over as a PLC you knew it could be bought and it was out of the control of fans and players and everybody.

"I believe in a free market, generally in life, and I've often thought what's the answer to the Glazers? What takes them out? Russia? China? State money?

"I've stayed quiet on the basis that it's still Manchester United. I can still go and watch the lads play, I can be happy and I can be sad. I'm still watching football in this country."

"If they take dividends out, I can live with it slightly," he continued, "but what I can't live with is attacking every football fan in this country.

"They have stepped over the mark. They are scavengers and they need booting out of this football club and need booting out of this country.

"We have got to come together now... We have got to stop this, it is absolutely critical that we do."

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As unequivocal and passionate as you can get. Once again, Neville captures the mood.