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Gerard Houllier happy for Ashley Young to delay talks

Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier is “quite happy” for winger Ashley Young to delay talks over a new contract until next summer.

The Frenchman is conscious of Young “needing to know about the ambition of the club” before deciding on his future.

Houllier, whose side visit Sunderland today, said: “I am quite happy with what Ashley has said. He wants to concentrate on his football and talk about it (his contract) at the end of the season.”

Belfast Telegraph