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Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher 'were turned down' for new Fantasy Football show

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Gay Neville has joked that he and Jamie Carragher were turned down for Sky Sports' new Fantasy Football series that is set to be hosted by Matt Lucas Elis James.Sky has confirmed that the series will be making its return to homes: "After 18 years off our screens, Sky are bringing back Fantasy Football League, the iconic comedy football show blending football fanaticism with celebrity chat."Originally fronted by the show's creators, David Baddiel and Frank Skinner, the duo will be passing the ball to brand new hosts, Matt Lucas and Elis James.

Fantasy Football League will be returning to our screens this autumn for a new 16-episode series on Sky Max and NOW."READ MORE: Arsenal fans think they're winning the league after battling to win at Crystal Palace And speaking ahead of Arsenal's win over Crystal Palace on Friday evening, Neville joked he and Carragher had been turned down.

The former Manchester United star said in tongue and cheek: "Me and Carra wanted to do this show but they turned us down and got you two instead." Both Carragher and Neville were back in the Sky Sports studio for the Premier League curtain raiser. Would you like to see Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville host a fantasy football show?

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