Manchester United stepping up their bid to land Ashley Young
Manchester United are reported to be nearing a deal to bring in Aston Villa winger, Ashley Young. The team is however well aware of the fact that Young is one of the most crucial players on the Villa side and as a result, they will be looking to make an
offer that the team can’t turn down. The England international has finally gone ahead to admit that he might consider a move away from the team and with the team now in the fifteenth spot, the time for the player to make the switch is now or never.
It has also been reported that Alex Ferguson is willing to pay as much as thirteen million pounds to land the player, after having failed to secure his services back in 2007, when the player opted to move to Aston Villa from Watford. The twenty five year
old player currently has eighteen months on his contract, but is more than likely to not hesitate before putting pen to paper on a contract that would see him move elsewhere.
Manchester United on the other hand, could really use the services of a natural winger like Young who can play on both the wings. With Ryan Giggs nearing retirement age, the wings are often designated to Luis Nani to dominate. In the past Antonio Valencia
used to partner Nani on the wings, but ever since he injured his ankle, he has been out of action and is more than likely to not make his comeback, till much later in the season. As a result Ferguson is hoping to turn to Young, to help provide support on the
It was previously stated that United would make a move for the pacy winger at the end of the season. However, looking at the current state of things at Aston Villa, United are more than convinced that they can secure their man at the turn of the year and
will be looking to make a bid for the player before anyone else does.
According to most experts, if Young comes to United, then he could help give the team a major push in the right direction to capture the Premier League title, while at the same time it would help the player come in to the limelight.