Manchester United legend Gary Neville makes shock picks for FIFA 16 Ultimate Team

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Sky Sports pundit and Manchester United favourite Gary Neville features alongside Jamie Carragher in a new promo for the game.

Gary Neville may be regarded among the biggest and best former football players turned pundits but that hasn’t stopped the Manchester United legend from raising a few eyebrows this week.

A popular fixture on Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football alongside his old Liverpool adversary Jamie Carragher, the Premier League pairing also feature in a new advert for FIFA 16.

The clip, which focuses on the game’s new Ultimate Team feature, sees Neville take charge of a special side selected by the twosome.

And it’s fair to say that, while many of the names on Neville’s teamsheet are far from shocking, there are more than a couple of surprise selections in the starting XI.

The first of these notable editions goes by with rarely a mention, as Neville opts for Vincent Kompany in central defence.

Not only is the Belgian the captain of Manchester City, United’s big local rivals, but he’s been given the nod despite arguably his worst season to date in the English top-flight.

Yet it is another of Neville’s midfield selections that could have Manchester United supporters spitting feathers.

Selecting a central midfielder to pull the strings in a 4-3-3 formation, the Red Devils legend opts for none other than Shinji Kagawa.

He may have failed to make the grade at Old Trafford, but Neville is evidently a fan – much to the indignation of Carragher.

Still, the Liverpool man at least gets his way once, with Steven Gerrard also selected alongside the Japan international.

In a team that also boasts Lionel Messi and Harry Kane in attack, could this be the greatest FIFA side ever assembled? We remain unconvinced…

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