Ex-Toffees skipper hung up his boots at the end of the previous campaign.
Former Manchester United player Phil Neville is expected to shortly be appointed as a first-team coach at Old Trafford by the new Red Devils head coach David Moyes, according to reports in the Daily Mirror.
The one-time England international decided to call time on his illustrious top-flight career at the end of last season after almost 20 years playing at the highest level for both United and Everton.
The 36-year-old featured in 386 matches in all competitions for United between 1994 and 2005, scoring eight goals in the process, including five strikes in his 263 Premier League appearances for the Premier League giants, during which time the full back come holding midfield player won six top-flight titles, three FA Cups, the Uefa Champions League and the Intercontinental Cup.
And now Neville is set to take up a prominent coaching role at the club that he used to call home alongside Moyes’s other stalwarts from Goodison Park, including assistant manager Steve Round, Jimmy Lumsden and goalkeeping coach Chris Woods.