Date: 23rd June 2011 at 4:26pm
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Having completed his medical yesterday, have today announced the signing of on a 5 year deal.

A statement from the club read:

“Manchester is delighted to announce it has reached agreement with Aston Villa for the transfer of Ashley .

“The player passed a medical in Manchester this week and has agreed a five-year contract.”

Although no fee was mentioned Sky Sports reported a fee in the region of £16m.

Young, speaking in an exclusive interview with MUTV said:

“It’s a chance to… hopefully become part of the history by helping to win the 20th title.

“It’s a prospect I always looked at from being a child: to play for one of the biggest clubs in the world.”

Young joins Phil as the new faces being brought into this summer and takes our spending up to a reported £32m.