Man United Star Ready To Accept Less Wage To Make Sure He Stays At The Club

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Ashley Young is ready to take a pay cut to extend his stay at Manchester United.

The Englishman was signed by Sir Alex Ferguson from Aston Villa back in 2011, for a fee in the region of £17 million.

The player was recruited as an attacking winger, but under current boss Jose Mourinho, he has established himself as a first-choice full-back that operates on both the flanks.

During the previous campaign, Young was mainly utilised as the go-to left-back. But following the reemergence of Luke Shaw this season, the versatile veteran has usurped Antonio Valencia to make the right-back spot his own this term.


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Young’s current contract is all set to expire at the end of the season, but he has been involved in talks with the Mancunian outfit over a possible extension.

And now, The Sun has provided a new update regarding the details of offer tabled by Manchester United.


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The report states that while Young’s existing deal earns him around £130,000-a-week, the new contract offered by United will see his salary decrease to “a lower basic of just under six figures”.

However, the deal will still consist of several success- and appearance-based bonuses, thanks to which there shouldn’t be any issues with the player penning the offer down.

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