Manchester United website is delighted to announce it has reached agreement with Aston Villa for the transfer of Ashley Young. Ashley Young has signed a five-year contract with Manchester United after they agreed a fee with Aston Villa. United did not give details of the transfer fee but local media estimated it to be around £15 million ($24 million). It is their second English signing this month, having brought in defender Phil Jones from Blackburn Rovers.
The player passed a medical in Manchester this week and has agreed a five-year contract.
Young (left) after his medical at the private Bridgewater Hospital in Manchester
Young can play on either wing and also in a central position behind the strikers. He has played 15 times for England, most recently against Switzerland at the start of the month when he came off the bench to score the equalizer in a 2-2 draw.