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It's been a turbulent summer for Aston Villa with the departure of manager Gerard Houllier, the controversial appointment of Alex McLeish as his successor and their rivals preying on their star players.

United complete Young signing but miss out on Varane to Real

Villa winger agrees £17m deal as Zidane persuades promising defender to head for the Bernabeu

Young completes Manchester United move

New Manchester United signing Ashley Young is already targeting the club's 20th league title after agreeing a five-year deal at Old Trafford.

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Ashley Young is expected to tie up his £17m move to Manchester United this week when the personal terms are finalised with the midfielder.

Aston Villa can cope without Ashley Young, says Bent

Striker Darren Bent insists Aston Villa will be able to compensate for the loss of Ashley Young.

Football in Brief: Young wants test at highest level

Ashley Young has set his sights on playing Champions League football next season after another top class performance in England's otherwise disappointing 2-2 draw with Switzerland.

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