WINNING his first La Liga match may not be enough to save Gary Neville.

The embattled Valencia manager could be replaced by outgoing Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini despite last Saturday’s 2-1 win over Espanyol, reports suggest.

VALENCIA: Manuel eyeing up La Liga job?
VALENCIA: Manuel eyeing up La Liga job?

The Chilean is favourite to succeed Neville this summer if the ex-Manchester United man gets the chop following a disastrous first spell as manager, according to Valencia newspaper Super Deporte.

And with Neville only on a short-term deal, Pellegrini could be set to return to Spain where he managed Real Madrid, Villarreal and Malaga.