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Ashley Young likely to leave Manchester United

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As Louis Van Gaal continues to start his revolution at Manchester United, with the additions of Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera, it has become clear that England winger Ashley Young is not part of the Dutchman's plans for next season.

Van Gaal is leaving United Vice Chairman Ed Woodward to pursue his transfer targets while he is on World Cup duty with Holland, with Angel Di Maria a prime target for the Dutchman, which leaves Ashley Young's future in doubt, along with other fringe players in the United squad, such as Tom Cleverly, Anderson, Marouane Fellaini, Nani and Javier Hernandez. 

Although Young was impressive for United when he joined in 2011, his form dropped and he made only 30 appearances last season under David Moyes, in which he only scored a paltry 3 goals as the red devils stumbled to a disappointing 7th place finish.

Young's contract ends in 2016 and unlike Antonio Valencia, who was offered a three year extension, he is unlikely to be given an extension to his current contract, meaning he is highly unlikely to be part of the Man United squad for the new season.

Interest in the United winger is high, with former club Aston Villa one of the clubs looking into his availability, but United are unlikely to recoup the £18 million they spent on Ashley Young, with the Red Devils likely to settle for around £7 million for the wide man.

It is thought that Louis Van Gaal does not believe Ashley Young will fit into the system he wants to implement at Man United and has deemed him surplus to requirements as he already has Adnan Januzaj and Antonio Valencia at his disposal.

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