Photo: Man Utd star posts childhood picture of himself having a kickabout

Manchester United winger Ashley Young shares a childhood snap of himself on Instagram

Social Spy
By Social Spy
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Ashley Young shared this picture of himself as a kid Photo: Ashley Young/Instagram

Like most top-flight footballers, Ashley Young clearly had his heart set on being a footballer from a very young age.

And the Manchester United star melted hearts on social media on Thursday morning as he shared a picture of himself having a kickabout as a kid on his Instagram account.

Young posted the picture above on the photo-sharing app and wrote: “Never far from a football #tbt”

The former Aston Villa winger has enjoyed something of a resurgence under new Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal this season.

The 29-year-old England international has scored one goal and made one assist in 16 Premier League games for the Red Devils this term.

He played the full 90 minutes as United were knocked out of the FA Cup by Arsenal on Monday night but will be hoping to feature again when Van Gaal’s men host Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

United are currently fourth in the top-flight table.

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