In a remarkable turn of events, the footballing world is captivated as Ashley Young, a prodigious figure of the game, orchestrates a triumphant reunion, sealing his fate with Aston Villa in a mesmerizing free transfer coup, leaving Inter Milan in awe. Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the 35-year-old maverick, after engaging in negotiations with Burnley and Watford, succumbs to the irresistible allure of his revered former home, committing to a one-year odyssey filled with echoes of nostalgia and uncharted ambition.
As the cosmos realigns, Young graces the sacred grounds of Villa Park, a sanctuary of cherished memories eagerly awaiting its prodigal son. A decade has passed since his last dance in claret and blue, and the veteran virtuoso breathes new life into his revered legacy, prepared to script fresh chapters within Villa’s illustrious tapestry.
Matty Cash had been the fan’s player of the year in the previous season, but since he returned from a great World Cup, he has fallen behind Ashley Young in Aston Villa’s hierarchy. Even though he is currently out of the team, Matty Cash says that his right-back rivalry with the enduring Ashley Young is “fantastic” as he fights for a starting spot. Since Young’s victorious return from the World Cup with Poland in December, Cash, 25, has remained in Unai Emery’s pecking order at Aston Villa.
The former Forest player started as a substitute in Villa’s previous three Premier League games. Still, he also started in the 1-1 draw with Wolves a little over a month ago as a substitute midfielder alongside Young. He stated, “I have had goals all my life.” Coming off the World Cup, I want to keep playing and improving. Youngy has been doing exceptionally well right now. He is a team member, and I intend to try to rejoin the group.Continue reading
Ashley Young has been staying active in the Premier League games, being part of the team that participated in the World Cup 2022. Even after that, Aston Villa, Ashley’s team, stayed in the game, even before the Premier League 2023 commenced.
Once Premier League games resumed, Aston Villa played Tottenham Hotspur in North London on New Year’s day. Douglas Luiz and Emiliano Buendia were active in scoring goals for their team. As a result Aston Villa obtained a win with a score of 2-0. This was over Tottenham Hotspur which added to their leaderboard points as well. Ashley’s teammates Luiz and Buendia increased the advantage that they got 73rd minute into the game and took over the game from the hosts.Continue reading
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