Date: 5th August 2015 at 2:53pm
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A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

Name – Ashley Simon Young

Date of Birth – 9th July 1985

Place of Birth – Stevenage, England

Position
Winger
Attacking midfielder

Height – 1.75m (5 ft 9 in)

Youth Career
2000-2003 – Watford

Senior Career
2003-2007 – Watford
2007-2011 – Aston Villa
2011+ Manchester United

International Career
2006-2007 – England U21
2007+ England

Interesting Facts

1 – Young transferred to Manchester United on 23rd June 2011, for a fee that was undisclosed.

2 – Since making his debut in 2007, Young has earned 30 caps playing for England and has scored 7 goals.

3 – Young is one of a handful of players who have received the Player of the Month award, with other players including Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo.

4 – Young made his Manchester United debut on 13th July 2011 in a game against American side New England Revolution, in which Manchester United won 4-1. Young played for 67 minutes before he was substituted.

5 – Young received the Man of the Match award after his league debut for Manchester United. He was commended for this assist with Rooney and forcing an own goal.