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(Photo) Ashley Young pays touching tribute to gran with goal

Ashley Young posted a heartwarming tribute to his Grandmother after scoring Manchester United’s opening goal in a 4-0 win over AZ Alkmaar at Old Trafford.

The former Aston Villa winger gets his share of criticism but at 34-years it would be bizarre to expect Youngy to be at his prime every week.

Delighted with his goal against the Eredivisie outfit, Young took to social media last night.

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Alongside a picture that shows Young pointing to the sky, he posted the following caption on Instagram:

“Grandma I know you’ve waited a couple of months, but that one’s for you.”

See Young’s post on Instagram below:

 

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Grandma I know you’ve waited a couple months, but that one’s for you 🙏🏾❤

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Man Utd captain Young hasn’t had a lot of game time this season.

The emergence of Brandon Williams could see the youth team graduate become United’s left-back for years, with Young coming towards the end of his career and Luke Shaw failing to impress.

His goal came from a stunning Andreas Pereira assist.

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