Manchester United defender Ashley Young has revealed it was a ‘breath of fresh air’ when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer returned to Old Trafford as manager.
Young was granted a new one-year extension on his contract this summer, showing he is still part of the manager’s plans for the new campaign.
The 34-year-old started the majority of United’s games at right-back last time out, but is set for a more limited role this season.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka has been excellent in pre-season, showing fans exactly what they have been missing without a specialist right-back. Young is expected to play back up to the England u21 international this season and can also fill in at left-back.
Unsurprisingly at 34, Young is past his best and should no longer be relied upon in defence week in week out for the Reds. The Englishman has been a good servant at United and could still have some value as a squad player this season.
See Young’s reaction to Solskjaer’s arrival and his thoughts on the Norwegian’s job so far below:
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