How to watch football like an analyst

Deep down we all want to be Gary Neville; Liverpool fans included. To talk with authority on football, to have the final say and highlight the most vital insights before any conversation comes to an end on Manchester United's positioning of Daley Blind, or Newcastle's reliance on Daryl Janmaat to create width. That's the kind of expert football fans increasingly want to be.

Neville, perhaps more than any other individual on British television, represents a new breed of pundit – someone eager and happy to discuss some of the finer points of a team's performance.

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