Young looking to maintain momentum

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Ashley Young is realistic enough to know that Manchester United wont be able to replicate their 8-2 thrashing of Arsenal every week, but warned the Reds do have the ability to emulate the tempo and attacking threat on display in Sunday's Barclays Premier League goal-fest.

The 26-year-old midfielder turned in another impressive performance for Sir Alex Ferguson's side, scoring twice to open his Red Devils account for the new season, and urged players to carry on the momentum.

"We went about our job from the first minute all the way through to the last," Young told MUTV. "We were terrific today. We found an Arsenal team who weren't so good on the day and we've punished them.

"You see the way we go forward at pace and we're always looking to create chances from the first minute right to the end. We were terrific today, from the goalkeeper to the front man.

"It was a great team performance and hopefully we can continue that form we've shown so far and take that right the way through the season."


Young also took the opportunity to praise the performances of hat-trick hero Wayne Rooney, and hailed the increasingly assured display of Old Trafford new boy David De Gea - whose penalty save from Robin Van Persie with the tie poised at 1-0 proving to be a decisive moment in the game.

"The boys are delighted for him [Rooney] to get the hat-trick," he continued. "I think he even wanted to give up the penalty to Giggsy, which just shows what kind of person he is and it was brilliant for him.

"It was a great save," he added, of De Gea's vital stop. "We've seen it in training, how good he is, and he's shown it again today. The penalty save was terrific and throughout the game he did great."

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