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Man Utd move saw Young snub City & ignore approach from Liverpool

Ashley Young has revealed that, prior to signing for Manchester United in 2011, he snubbed the advances of Manchester City and ignored an approach from Liverpool.

The England international had become a much sought-after asset on the back of productive spells at Watford and Aston Villa.

Leading clubs across the Premier League were eager to secure his services, with a £17 million ($22m) deal eventually taking him to Old Trafford.

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Young has gone on to spend eight years with the Red Devils, taking in over 250 appearances while savouring Premier League title, FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League triumphs.