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Greater Manchester Police has written to the Football Association and Manchester United to complain over Gary Neville’s goal celebrations during Sunday’s 1-0 win over Liverpool.

United captain Neville ran the length of the Old Trafford pitch to celebrate his side’s winner in front of the opposition fans.

A statement from GMP said: “Chief Superintendent Andy Holt has written a letter expressing his concern.

“No criminal investigation is taking place at this stage.”

The FA may now decide to take action against the 30-year-old following the letter.

Liverpool central defender Jamie Carragher suggested that Neville had gone too far: “I think there is a line and Neville crossed it.

“I’ve heard people say it’s justified because he gets a lot of stick from the Liverpool fans, but the truth is he gets the stick because he’s been doing that for years. That’s why it all started.

“I feel the same way about Liverpool as Neville does about Manchester United and from that point of view we’re similar, but I don’t act like that when we score against United.

“If I did, I’d expect United fans to give me the same amount of abuse.”

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