Manchester United’s top four ambition a disappointment in itself: Ashley Young

first_img Next Reuters ManchesterMay 7, 2019UPDATED: May 7, 2019 17:00 IST Ashley Young feels Manchester United should be competing for trophies (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSManchester United’s top four hopes ended with a draw vs HuddersfieldUnited lost four of the last six league games, as their rivals kept winningUnited host Cardiff City in their final league match on SundayManchester United should be looking to win trophies instead of targeting a top four finish to qualify for the Champions League, skipper Ashley Young has said.United’s quest for a top four finish ended with a 1-1 draw at already-relegated Huddersfield Town on Sunday and the highest the 20-times league winners can finish in the season is fifth, only enough for a spot in the second-tier Europa League.”I’ve said for years our club should be talking about winning titles and winning trophies,” Young told the club’s website.”We’ve done that in numerous years and for a club of our size, when you’re talking about finishing top four, I think that’s just a disappointment in itself.”Although Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had managed to reel in United’s top four rivals when he was appointed caretaker manager in December, the team’s form started to slide after he was made permanent manager in March.Four losses in their last six league games left United hoping for their rivals to lose points but Chelsea sealed their place in the top four this weekend while Tottenham Hotspur are all but assured of the final spot.”We haven’t managed to get ourselves in the top four,” Young added. “We needed other teams to help us out and we needed to help ourselves and we haven’t done that.”I think we need to go away, have a look at ourselves in the summer and come back fighting fit and ready to win titles and trophies.”United host Cardiff City in their final league match on Sunday.advertisementAlso Read | Vincent Kompany fires Manchester City to 1-0 win over LeicesterFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Manchester UnitedFollow Premier leagueFollow Ashley Young Manchester United’s top four ambition a disappointment in itself: Ashley YoungAshley Young said that Manchester United should be competing for trophies and titles and not be scrambling for a top-four spot at the near the end of the seasonadvertisementlast_img

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