Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Kinkladze Not in Neville's All-Time Best City Side

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Kinkladze Not in Neville's All-Time Best City Side

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GARY Neville has raised a few eyebrows with some of his choices for city's greatest Premier League XI - with Joleon Lescott and Gael Clichy among those to make the cut.

The former United skipper appears to have limited himself to only picking players who have played for the club since their first title win in 2012.

It should not come as a surprise, then, that Lescott and Clichy are included - having both played key roles in the club's title wins in 2012 and 2014.

Those title-winning performances appear to have clouded Neville's judgement as he even claims that those who came before the Class of 2012 'fell well short' in an article for Sky Sports.

As a result, there is no place for Richard Dunne at centre-back, Niclas Jensen at left-back, Shaun Wright-Phillips and Georgi Kinkladze on the wings or Shaun Goater up top. …

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