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Ashley Young

Ashley Young
Personal information
Full nameAshley Simon Young
Date of birth9 July 1985(age 31)
Place of birthStevenage, England
Height1.75 m
Playing positionWinger
Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current clubManchester United

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Ashley Simon Young (born 9 July 1985) is an English footballer who plays as a winger for Manchester United and the English national team. Born and raised in Hertfordshire, Young started his career at Watford, making his first senior appearances in 2003 under the management of Ray Lewington. He became a first-team regular in 2004 05, and was one of Watford's key players in their promotion winning 2005 06 season. Young continued to play well for Watford in the Premier League, and in January 2007 he transferred to Aston Villa for a fee of £8 million, rising to £9.65 million with add-ons. He established himself in the first team at Villa Park, and has since earned 17 caps for England, scoring three goals. On 23 June 2011, Young signed for Manchester United for an undisclosed fee.

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