Aston Villa defender Ashley Young says that the club will be quite happy about the performance in the loss against Liverpool. Unai Emery saw his team suffer a first defeat since taking over as Liverpool were able to pick up a 3-1 victory on Boxing Day. Aston Villa are getting back to action after a gap of six weeks with a majority of the players at the club due to their lack of involvement at the World Cup. As a result, some momentum and action would be missing from the performance just before the World Cup. Considering the situation,Young would be happy with the performance collected from the game.
After this game, Aston Villa travel to North London to take on Tottenham in a crucial league match just on New Year’s Day. This match has the potential to deliver a lot of psychological advantage for the team. For this reason, Ashley Young is expected to be in the starting line-up given his immense experience. At 37 years of age, the defender may not be able to play two games a week going forward but he has the potential to deliver an immense amount of experience. Due to the World Cup break, Young is back in action for his first game in six weeks. He is widely expected to feature in the match against Tottenham.Continue reading
Ashley Young is currently playing for Aston Villa. This club was recently in the news when they played a thrilling match against Manchester United. The latter, however, won the game by six goals which helped them to move up in the EFL tournament.
Today Manchester United has qualified for the fourth round of the EFL Cup. It was made possible by the 4-2 score win they obtained over Aston Villa. The game took place in the second week of November 2022 at Old Trafford.Continue reading
Veteran English player Ashley Young is eyeing a second league appearance of the season as his team do battle with hosts Arsenal on Wednesday night. The former Inter Milan and Watford star has played just once in the Premier League this season as Aston Villa continue to struggle under the managerial guidance of Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard.
Ashley Young made his lone Premier League appearance of the season till date as a substitute during the home game with Merseyside side Everton. He made a cameo appearance during the game against the Toffees at Villa Park. Ashley Young came on for young midfielder Jacob Ramsey in the fourth minute of stoppage time.Continue reading
Aston Villa advanced through to the third round of the Carabao Cup after coming from behind to beat a battling Bolton side. Head coach Steven Gerrard made five changes to his starting XI with Ashley Young, Calum Chambers, Douglas Luiz, Philippe Coutinho and Danny Ings all coming in.
Starting formation: 4-3-1-2
Emi Martinez – Had no chance with Charles’ opener but was alert at his front post to stop John’s cross from sneaking in. 6
Ashley Young – An attacking outlet in the first-half for Villa as he looked to bomb on. Young, who had to be wary of the energetic left-back Declan John, slipped Ings in on a few occasions. 6Continue reading
Morgan Sanson’s Aston Villa nightmare could soon be over with Turkish giants Besiktas in talks to sign Steven Gerrard’s Premier League misfit, as reported by Takvim. Turkey’s Super Lig has become something of a regular landing spot for English-based talent in need of a fresh start in recent seasons. And just a couple of weeks after Trezeguet left Villa for Trabzonspor, Sanson could also be following in the footsteps of Mesut Ozil, Wout Weghorst Alex Runarsson and co.
According to reports, Sanson emerged as target for 2021 champions Besiktas after veteran midfielder Josef de Souza was struck down with injury and a deal for German international Nadiem Amiri fell by the wayside. The Istanbul-based outfit want to sign Sanson on loan, with an option-to-buy. Coach Valerien Ismael, meanwhile, has allegedly held talks with his fellow Frenchman over the phone.Developments are expected imminently. Potentially as soon as this week. Continue reading
Ashley Young has spent the majority of his career in English football. As a matter of fact, he has spent all of his professional football career in English football except the 18 months spent at Inter Milan. Ashley Young left Manchester United after several years at the club to sign for the Nerazzuriduring the 2020 winter transfer window. The transfer was officially confirmed on January 17, 2020 after Inter Milan and Manchester United reached an agreement on a transfer fee worth €1.5m. He signed a six-month deal at Inter Milan with the option of an additional year.Inter Milan would later exercise the extra year option for Ashley Young to take his time at the club to last summer.
Young was one of three Premier League players signed by Inter Milan during the 2019 winter transfer window. Apart from the former Watford star, Victor Moses and Christian Eriksenwere also signed by the Nerazzuri. Eriksen and Moses joined Young at Inter Milan in the same transfer window.Continue reading
Ex-England international Ashley Young was featured during the Manchester United clash at the Optus Stadium in Burswood, Australia earlier this weekend. He was a second half substitute as the two teams settled for a four-goal thriller. The two Premier League clubs had a perfect pre-season record before they faced each other in Australia. They had won three games each before the meeting on Saturday which ended in a 2-2 draw.
Experienced campaigner Ashley Young was able to face his former club at the Optus Stadium. The veteran player came on as a second half substitute for Scotland midfielder John McGinn on 64 minutes. Ashley Young will spend another season at Villa after he signed a one-year contract extension this summer. He returned to Villa Parkfor his second spell at the club last summer on a one-year contract.Continue reading
Aston Villa remain in talks with Ashley Young over the possibility of the veteran player signing a contract extension. This is despite the fact that he was on the list of released players for this summer.
English journalist Matt Maher writes for English & Star and he says Ashley Young could still sign a new contract at the club. It is understood that negotiations are ongoing to extendhis stay at Villa Park beyond this summer. Earlier last week, the veteran England player appeared on the released players’ list at the club. His Aston Villa contract runs out at the end of this month. The former Watford and Manchester United star is in his second spell at Villa having returned to the club last summer on the back of his Inter Milan spell.
Jack Grealish could one day return to Aston Villa after a disappointing start to his Manchester City career, former Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor believes. Grealish has scored just three Premier League goals since his £100million summer move from Villa Park. Ahead of Villa’s visit to Manchester City on the final day of the Premier League, where City secured a dramatic and scintillating comeback win to clinch the league title, Agbonlahor revealed that he believes that Grealish could go down the same route as Ashley Young and return to the club one day.
When asked if Grealish being on the other side would fire up the visiting fans on Sunday, Agbonlahor told talkSPORT that he doesn’t thiink they will mind, stating that he thinks a lot more Villa fans are okay with the idea. He said that at first a lot of them were hurt, one of their best players has left and obviously they were disappointed, but from social media now you see a lot that if Jack Grealish wants to come back tomorrow they would take him with open arms.Continue reading
Veteran Aston Villa player Ashley Young watched from the substitutes’ bench as his team came from behind to secure a 1-1 draw with Burnley who are in a relegation battle.
Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard rotated his team with an eye on the final day of the season this weekend, but Ashley Young was left out of the starting XI. The likes of Danny Ings and Philippe Coutinho dropped out of the starting XI from the home game with London team Crystal Palace with the likes of Emiliano Buendia and Carney Chukwuemeka replacing them in the Villa XI.Continue reading