Jose Mourinho unaware of Chinese Super League bid for Ashley Young
Young has found first-team opportunities hard to come by since Mourinho's arrival in the summer, making just nine appearances this season.
And The Mirror reported today that Chinese Super League side Shandong Luneng are interested in making the 31-year-old the latest star to head to the Far East.
Ashley Young has made just nine appearances under Jose Mourinho
The report claims Young is seriously considering a move, with Felix Magath's side said to be offering him a £16million net in salary over three years.
But Mourinho insists Young has not approached him about a move to China and that there has been no contact from a CSL club for his services.
The Red Devils manager said: “I don’t know because the first time I heard about it was when I was informed that it was in the media.
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“I don’t give credit to that, unless Ashley comes and tells me something about it, which he didn’t.”
West Brom and former club Watford have also been linked with moves for the out-of-favour winger, who is out of contract at the end of next season.
Young signed for United under Sir Alex Ferguson in 2011 for £17m and has gone on to win the Premier League, FA Cup and Community Shield in 151 appearances.