Five pundits who could replace ex-Manchester United hero Gary Neville on Monday Night Football

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So, Gary has sadly gone, but surely one of this lot can take over...

Ever since joining Sky Sports after retiring from Manchester United, Gary Neville has produced some excellent insight into what it means to play Premier League football.

After taking over from Andy Gray and his nonsense, Neville has provided the public with some truly brilliant bits of tactical knowledge from every team in the Premier League.

He's also chipped in with some commentary that ranks up there with the very best over the past decade – even if he did lose it a little bit after THAT Fernando Torres goal. 

But his best moments with Sky Sports certainly came on Monday Night Football, where he and his former rival, Jame Carragher, had an incredible rapport. The duo really had some hilarious moments together while still keeping the audience entertained and informed – while Ed Chamberlain played mediator... if he could get a word in. 

But with the news that Neville has now taken over as Valencia manager until the end of the season, everyone is wondering who might come in to replace him on MNF.

Well, here are five very likely (maybe) candidates who could take over from Neville:

1. Jamie Redknapp

He's been giving us some truly incredible insight into football over the past decade and has been saying literally a lot on Saturday Night Football since 2013. Just look what he can offer: 

2. Tim Sherwood

Who better to let us know about what it takes to get sacked as a Premier League manager than Tim Sherwood. He's got the gift of the gab and despite not having the required training or qualifications, he seems to do alright for himself: 

3. Thierry Henry 

Sure, he's only been in the job just over a year, but he's already had some great career highlights with Sky moaning about Javier Hernandez celebrating scoring in the Champions League. Plus, you can tell Henry's colleague's really, really like him: 

4. Roy Keane

We reckon Keano deserves better than looking back at highlights of Champions League games on ITV late at night! Plus, who wouldn't love to see Keane vs Carragher! Also, Keane loves getting mad about pretty much everything and at everyone he comes near. 

5. Brendan Rodgers 

We've missed Brendan and his love for talking about character and paraphrasing David Brent, so we'd love to see him back on the tele. With Brendan, we might not get a great tactical insight, but we'll sure as hell get some truly inspirational speeches... just like this one. 

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