By Charlotte Daly For Mailonline
Published: 09:10 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 09:10 BST, 2 May 2021
Phil Neville is adamant that he was not 'given' the Inter Miami job by his old friend and former Manchester United team-mate David Beckham.
Having joined the American outfit in January, Neville says the interview process 'was as difficult as any' others he had experienced and claims it was difficult to 'convince' the owners that he was the 'right person'.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The former Lioness manager believes he has 'got off to a good start' at the club after securing his first victory against Philadelphia Union on April 25.
Former Lioness manager Phil Neville was appointed as the Inter Miami boss in January
Neville played with Beckham on Manchester United from 1994 to 2003 and England’s national team from 1996 to 2007.
The former Class of '92 pair are also part owners of fourth-tier Salford City in England.
However, Neville claims his relationship with Beckham has nothing to do with his appointment as the MLS club's manager.
Speaking to TalkSport, Neville said: 'When I was looking at