Neville won eight Premier League titles, three FA Cups and two Champions League’s under Sir Alex.
Since retiring in 2011, Neville has been Roy Hodgson’s assistant at England and a Sky Sports pundit.
The right back will take over at Valencia on Sunday, his first managerial job.
Bruce was fortunate and unfortunate to face Sir Alex on the touchline.
The current manager of Hull City, has had spells at Sunderland, Birmingham City and Wigan since retiring in 1999.
Bruce never beat Sir Alex as a manager.