Ashley Young makes history for Aston Villa at the Premier League

English footballer Ashley Young creates history for his club Aston Villa by performing the 42nd assist for the club at the age of 36, the highest ever by any Villa player in the Premier League’s history. Bringing back the experienced player in the team always felt like a smart move, and this also wasn’t an exception.

Villa locked horns against Crystal Palace on Saturday at the Selhurst Park Stadium where they gained a victory against their opposition by a score of 2-1. It was Matt Targettwho gave an early lead to Aston Villa, by scoring the first goal of the match as well as for the club, and the assist came from Ashley Young’s corner kick.

OptaJoe on Twitter

OptaJoe disclosed the news on Twitter that English cum Aston Villa player Ashley Young has the highest number of Premier League assists than any other Aston Villa player in the history of this competition. Apart from this, he is the oldest player to perform an assist in consecutive Premier League games for his club despite being 36 years and 141 days old. What an irony it is and Ashley Young remains young at heart.

Steven Gerrard on Ashley Young

The Aston Villa club manager, Steven Gerrard, said regarding Ashley Young that he has played with Ashley and is aware of his standards. He deserved the start and since the last week, he has been doing certainly well. He has trained himself has backed himself up. Everything that they have asked for he has done it for the team.

Apart from that, since Ashley came back to the club, he has performed in a variety of positions, which is a showcase of his experience and versatility. At the age of 36, he is certainly very impressive and performs maintain such high standards.

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