Premier League: Manchester United extend English midfielder Ashley Young's contract till 2019

Manchester: Manchester United triggered a one-year contract extension clause on Monday to retain the services of utility man Ashley Young until 2019.

Manchester United's English midfielder Ashley Young attends a team training session at the club's training complex near Carrington, west of Manchester in north west England on March 12, 2018, on the eve of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 second-leg football match against Sevilla. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF

File image of Manchester United's English midfielder Ashley Young. AFP

The 32-year-old's deal was due to expire this summer, but United have confirmed they have taken up the option of an extra 12 months.

Young, who joined United back in 2011 from Aston Villa, has rejuvenated his career at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho as the former winger has made the vast majority of his 30 appearances this season at left full-back.

Indeed so impressive has Young's form been that he has been included in Gareth Southgate's England squad for friendlies later this month against the Netherlands and Italy.


Updated Date: Mar 19, 2018 18:30 PM

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