Everton announced the signing of England international Ashley Young from Aston Villa on a one-year deal.
The defender will be Sean Dyche’s first signing at Goodison Park after successfully defeating Luton Town for his signature.
After the completion of the move, Ashley Young said, “I’m delighted to be an Everton player and to have joined this massive club.”
“I can’t wait for the season to start, and walking out at Goodison Park is going to be an unbelievable feeling, as is hearing the passionate fans behind me.
“The manager was important in my signing. I know him and know what his passion and desire are like. His honesty, his will to work hard, and his hunger for the game are second to none.”
Young is expected to join Sean Dyche for the preseason in Switzerland this week ahead of the friendly fixture against Stade Nyonnais on July 14, 2023.
Young started 23 games under Unai Emery last season as Aston Villa finished seventh in the Premier League and qualified for the European Conference League.
Young, who had 39 caps for England, won the Premier League with Manchester United and the Serie A title with Inter Milan.
Everton are also interested in bringing in Anthony Elanga. It was reported that Manchester United were ready to accept an offer from the Merseyside club for the Swedish youngster.
Ashley Young Age
Ashley Young was born on July 9, 1985, in the City of Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. Young is currently 38 years old and has a height of 1.75 m (5ft 9 in).
Ashley Young Stats
He made 680 appearances, scoring 84 goals and creating 121 assists in all club competitions. He received 118 yellow cards and four red cards.
Out of the 84 goals scored, 19 were for Manchester United, 38 were for Aston Villa, 22 were for Watford, and five were for Inter Milan.
Young made 47 appearances for his national team, England, scoring seven goals.
Ashley Young’s Salary
Young’s weekly salary is around £50,000, and his annual salary is £2,600,000. He was one of the richest players at Aston Villa.
Ashley Young’s Net Worth
The former Aston Villa player has a net worth of around £7.4 million. He got most of his wealth while he was playing for Manchester United. The defender spent nine years at Manchester United.
However, he did not make as much money from endorsement deals as many of his colleagues.
Ashley Young’s Personal Life
The player has a wife named Nicky Pipe. The couple got married in 2015, and they have two children named Tyler Young and Ellearna Young.
The player has a younger brother named Lewis Young, who is currently 33 years old. He is currently the first-team coach at Dangenham and Redbridge.
His father’s name is Luther Young, and his mother is Sharon Young.