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Man United announce three-year deal for attacking star

Manchester United star Ashley Young has confirmed that he has extended his stay at Old Trafford, according to reports from the Daily Star.

The 30-year-old was linked with a host of Premier League clubs amid speculation that he may not be given a new deal.

He attracted interest from Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, and Newcastle United this summer, but is now set to spend the final years of his career at United.

The winger has now revealed his happiness over finally being given an extension and has praised the determination of his teammates heading into the new campaign.

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“I am delighted to have signed a new contract. The spirit and motivation amongst this team is very high and we are all determined to make this a season to remember,” he said.

“All I have ever wanted to do is play football and to be able to continue to do that at the biggest club in the world means everything to me and my family.”

Young has also been praised by manager Louis van Gaal for his versatility, flourishing along the left flanks throughout the previous campaign.

“We are delighted that Ashley has signed a new contract. Ashley is a very multi-functional player,” he said.

“He took to the wing-back position with great confidence and flourished on the wing throughout last season.

In addition to that, the recent departure of Angel Di Maria to Paris Saint-Germain has opened up even more space for the England international within the squad.

He featured 30 times in all competitions for his side this past term, scoring two goals while providing a further five assists.

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