Man U buys Ashley Young for 20 million pounds

Man Utd bought Ashley Young for 20 million pounds taking the club’s spending to 55 million pounds.

Updated: Jun 10, 2011, 14:53 PM IST

London: Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson bought Ashley Young for 20 million pounds taking the club’s summer spending to a whopping 55 million pounds.

The arrival of Aston Villa’s England star Young completes an astonishing hat-trick of Fergsuon buys worth 55 million pounds as he begins to build a new dynasty.

Young, 25, passed a medical at the club’s Carrington Training Ground yesterday and put pen to paper on a four-year contract, The Sun reports.

He now joins Phil Jones who moved on Wednesday from Blackburn to Old Trafford in a 16.5 million pounds transfer.

And a deal has also been agreed for Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea to move from Atletico Madrid to United for 18.5 million pounds.

Young can play as a winger or second striker and is a major addition to United’s already huge attacking arsenal.

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