England coach Fabio Capello feels Ashley Young has taken his game up a level moving to Manchester United.

The Italian left Young at home when he named his 30-man squad for the World Cup in South Africa.

But he said: "What's changed with Ashley Young [since not going to the World Cup] is that now he is ­playing with a ­really important team.

"And he has improved a lot.

"Because the confidence, when you play in a ­really important team, improves a great deal.

"This is because of the quality of the players he is playing with.

"He can play as a second forward, behind Rooney.

"He played left-wing for a long time. He is technically good, fast, and has a good imagination. And he scores goals - he can shoot with his left and right."

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