Clarets Favourites To Sign Ashley Young From Inter Milan
Former Manchester United and England International winger Ashley Young is a free agent this summer and has received contract offers from Inter Milan, Watford and Burnley as he looks set to return to the Premier League next season. The Clarets could pull off a major transfer coup by beating Inter Milan to sign Ashley Young.
However, the former Manchester United and England winger is leaning towards Burnley and a move back to the Premier League. The thirty-five year old wants security and the Clarets are prepared to offer him a one-year contract with the option of another twelve months. Burnley boss Sean Dyche wants a wideman to replace Robbie Brady, who was released at the end of last season and is very keen on Ashley Young.
Sean Dyche captained the winger when he was starting out at Watford nearly two decades ago and values his versatility. He brings a wealth of experience to his dressing room and be a leader. Ashley Young made thirty-four appearances last season for Inter Milan as they won the Scudetto under Antonio Conte to prove he can still perform at the highest level.
Watford have also made an offer to Young to bring him back to Vicarage Road, where he began his career, but Burnley are leading the chase for his signature. Ashley Young, left United to join Inter Milan in January and would like to return home to England.