Summer signing Ashley Young was an unused substitute as Aston Villa lost five games on the bounce in the league thanks to the 1-0 defeat at the hands of hosts Southampton in a Premier League encounter played at the St. Mary’s Stadium on Friday.

Ashley Young returned to Aston Villa for his second spell at the club as a free agent this summer. He signed for Villa on a free transfer in the summer at the end of his 18-month stay at Inter Milan. While he was with the Nerazzuri, Ashley Young won the Italian Serie A title. He was in the Inter squad that won the Scudetto under the guidance of manager Antonio Conte, recently appointed as the Spurs boss.
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Ashley Young was left on the bench for the whole duration of the game as his Aston Villa side were beaten at Arsenal in a Premier League encounter played on Friday night.

Aston Villa signed a lot of good players in the summer and Ashley Young was one of those players following his move back to the club as a free agents. He signed for Villa at the end of his spell at Inter Milan where he became an Italian Serie A winner. Since moving back to Aston Villa this summer, Ashley Young has played six times in all competitions but he was an unused substitute as Villa lost 3-1 to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.The ex-Watford and Manchester United player has featured in five games for Villa in the league this season plus once in the Carabao Cup.Continue reading

Summer signing Ashley Young has dropped out of the Aston Villa starting XI after missing out on the list of eleven players for the last two games in the Premier League.

Ashley Young returned to Villa this summer after several years playing for clubs such as Manchester United and Italian champions Inter Milan. He made his second Villa debut on the opening weekend of this season’s Premier League campaign as his team lost 3-2 to their hosts, Watford. Ashley Young returned to former team and newly promoted club Watford with Villa and it ended in defeat. Utility player Young was named in the starting line-up for the Watford game and he was on for the entire duration of the match.Continue reading

New Aston Villa summer signing Ashley Young is yet to make an appearance for the club this season after re-joining them this summer. The former England international star completed a return to Villa Park after a successful stint in Italy with Italian Serie A champions Inter Milan during which he won the league title with the Nerazzurri. Young was formerly an Aston Villa player but was eventually sold to Manchester United when Sir Alex Ferguson was still the manager of the Red Devils. He enjoyed a successful stint at Old Trafford and won a couple of tiptoes during the period when Manchester United were a force to reckon with.


He became surplus to requirements at Old Trafford after Olé Gunnar Solksjaer was appointed as the club’s new manager following the sacking of José Mourinho. He was told that he would no longer be needed at the club and he had to leave for Inter Milan. At Inter, he was somewhat an instrumental player for Antonio Conte as they worked together to win the club’s first league title in a very long time, breaking the streak their rivals Juventus started by the same Conte when he was still the Turin club’s manager.Continue reading

Following the transfer of playmaker Jack Grealish from Aston Villa to Manchester City this summer, there have been questions raised about whether the club would be able to cope well without their talisman captain. Grealish sealed a dream move to the Etihad Stadium a few days ago and revealed that it was a move he could not refuse to turn down even though he was reportedly interested in moving to City’s neighboring rivals Manchester United. The England international midfielder’s departure will leave Villa short of a serious attacking threat and they are expected to miss him this coming season but Ashley Young Insists that they will try to cope without their now-then captain.

Young was re-signed by Aston Villa this summer from Inter Milan and followed a similar path Grealish has now followed as he left Villa Park to sign for Manchester United many years ago under legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson. Since leaving Aston Villa, Young has played for Manchester United and Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan, the club he helped win the league title last season before sealing his return to boyhood club Villa.
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Veteran England player Ashley Young has stunned his new Aston Villa teammates with his fitness levels since returning to the club this summer.

36-year-old Ashley Young re-signed for Villa this summer. He opted to return to Aston Villa ahead of another former club Watford. Burnley were also keen on signing him. Ashley Young became a free agent this summer after the expiration of his contract at Inter Milan whom the Englishman helped to win the Italian Serie A title for the first time since 2010.
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Ashley Young completed a move to his boyhood club, Watford, after a successful spell with Inter Milan in the Italian Serie A but recent reports have revealed that Watford were not the only side that were trying to sign him this summer. Young was signed by Manchester United from Watford a long time ago and even though he was signed as a winger, he was converted to a right-back as there was too much competition for places in the attacking department of the Red Devils squad at the time under their former manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Following his move to Old Trafford, Young had to pick between maintaining his winger identity and sitting on the substitute’s bench or being transformed to a defender and playing regular football. He picked the second option and that was how he managed to last for a long time at Manchester United. However, his time was beginning to get over after the Red Devils appointed Olé Gunnar Solksjær as their new manager following the sacking of the previous boss José Mourinho.
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Former Manchester United defender Ashley Young recently sealed a return to English football after re-joining Watford, one of the former clubs he played for before sealing his big move to Old Trafford a lot of years ago. The former England international star was initially signed as a winger by former United manager Sir Alex Ferguson but he was gradually converted to a defender after spending some years at the club. Young was a decent attacker during the early years of his career and also played for Aston Villa but with United having a lot of attackers in their team, he had to settle for a different role just so he could continue playing games.

After spending so many years at Old Trafford, Young was eventually allowed to leave the club after being sold by manager Olé Gunnar Solksjær to Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan some months ago. The English player was attracting interest from several clubs and chose Inter because he loved their project more than that of the other teams that approached him to sign for them. His decision paid off eventually after he had a role in helping Inter claim their first Serie A title after so many years.
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Former Manchester United defender Ashley Young is reportedly a serious transfer target for English club Watford. The former England international star is also a former Watford player and he is now wanted by the club he played for before joining the Red Devils some years ago under the management of Sir Alex Ferguson. Although he is currently at current Italian Serie A Champions Inter Milan, Young has reportedly signaled his interest in returning to his boyhood club.

Many would wonder why Young would be showing interest in returning to Watford when he could continue to live on the Great career he has started already in Italy, but it is reportedly a personal decision from the player. Several reports recently disclosed that Inter offered Young a fresh one-year contract extension for him to continue his stay at the club but he is already well aware that he would not be the first-choice option at right-back as the position is currently owned by Achraf Hakimi, who is also being strongly linked with a move away from the Milan giants.
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When Manchester United appointed Olé Gunnar Solksjær to become their new manager and a replacement to the sacked José Mourinho, it was almost immediately evident that the former Cardiff City manager did not see striker Romelu Lukaku as an integral part of his team. The Belgian striker was huge trouble to contend with for Premier League defenders and he was also scoring goals wiring his time at Old Trafford but Solskjær felt he wanted a more ball-playing striker, something Lukaku really wasn’t.

After a few games in charge of United, Solksjær started dropping Lukaku to the substitute’s bench and was using Anthony Martial ahead of the Belgian striker. Martial, on the other hand, fit perfectly into Solksjær’s playing style and he did not need to be found with incessant crosses into the opponent’s box, something the team would easily do if Lukaku was on the pitch.
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