Aston Villa confirm Ashley Young will leave the club this summer

NewsAston Villa confirm Ashley Young will leave the club this summer

Ashley Young will depart from Aston Villa at the end of this season, as announced by the club through official channels.

  • Ashley Young to leave Aston Villa
  • Club announces end-of-season departure
  • Forward played 32 games this season

What’s the news?

37-year-old Ashley Young, the former English international, will bid farewell to Aston Villa at the conclusion of the season. After a brief stint with Inter Milan, Young returned to the Birmingham-based club in 2021. Despite his age, he remained a pivotal player in the first team, appearing in 32 matches during the past season. The club has expressed their gratitude and well wishes for Young’s future endeavors on their official website.

What did the club say?

Villa stated on their website: “Aston Villa can confirm that Ashley Young will be leaving the club upon the expiration of his contract. Everyone at Aston Villa would like to sincerely thank Ashley for his service to the club and wish him all the very best in his future endeavors.”

The background

Before joining Villa in 2007, Young had amassed over 100 appearances for Watford. Four years later, he signed with Manchester United, where he achieved success, securing titles such as the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup, and Europa League. Following his tenure at United, Young moved to Inter Milan, where he triumphed in Serie A. This accomplishment made Young the third Englishman, after Jimmy Greaves and Gerry Hitchens, to clinch a major trophy in Italy.


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