Ashley Younger must be handed new deal at Manchester United, claims Rio Ferdinand


Rio Ferdinand has hailed Ashley Young after the Englishman scored an unimaginable double in opposition to Watford in Manchester United’s Four-2 win.

The Reds began on the backfoot however two ridiculously good strikes from Younger inside 5 minutes modified the sport and Younger was a key a part of a ruthless and entertaining Man United facet within the first half.

The 32-year-old’s contract runs out on the finish of the season and after a few common seasons as a squad participant, although a really helpful one at that, he has shone this 12 months. He’s made the left-back spot his personal and Ferdinand urged Jose Mourinho at hand Younger a brand new deal.

“I’d definitely keep him, I think he’s a fantastic professional first and foremost,” Ferdinand stated on BT Sport.

“He’s an incredible affect on the youthful gamers within the dressing room. And he’s a really, excellent professional.

“He works arduous, he trains arduous and also you see that. Gamers which are on the sting of the primary workforce once they’re referred to as upon to come back and play within the first workforce you may see how good professionals they’re. If they arrive in and look match and hit the bottom working, which means they’re good execs. And he’s carried out that on quite a few events this season.”

Ferdinand additionally emphasised the significance of getting gamers like Younger in a squad seeking to win trophies, even when United purchase a everlasting left-back to interchange Younger, seen as a brief choice.

“He can play numerous positions as well, that’s the beauty of having him in your squad,” Ferdinand defined. “Those players don’t come around often and they’re vitally important to squads if you’re looking to win trophies.”

Younger has been one in all United’s greatest gamers in each sport for the previous month or so. He deserves a brand new deal. Some recommend he’s asking for a contract longer than the one-year extensions often given to gamers over 30 at United and that’s the present difficulty.

A two-year deal doesn’t appear to have many points, however United could look to carry agency to make sure no different gamers demand longer than one-year in future, regardless of how good or vital they’re.

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