The gift that keeps on giving: Phil Jones’ hilarious faces during the Manchester derby

Phil Jones’ face has long been a source of humour for armchair football fans.

Jones was recruited to play alongside Rio Ferdinand in the Manchester derby on Monday night as Sir Alex rolled out a centre-half pairing who last featured together as a unit against Newcastle way back on 4 January, 2012.

Any fears of ring-rust between Jones and Ferdinand was soon dispensed with.

Despite losing 2-1 to City, Jones had a fine performance for United, with many calling for the Englishman to win the man of the match award.

Jones was involved in Manchester United’s lone goal against City as he headed a Van Persie free-kick which ultimately went into the net off Kompany.

However, likely to be more memorable, Jones also contributed a handful of facial expressions which are sure to be stored in people’s memoriy banks as the centre half was spotted on a few occasions with his droopy mouth wide open, and generally looking scared.

Enjoy Phil Jones’ hilarious faces during the Manchester derby below.

UPDATE: Phil Jones’s individual match highlights can be seen below.