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Ex-Man Utd winger Thomas urges Young to end his diving

Former Manchester United winger Mickey Thomas says Ashley Young must curb his diving. Former Old Trafford favourite Thomas claims the England winger must stop going down so easily.

"When I first saw Dikgacoi's first challenge on Ashley Young I thought it was an penalty," he told talkSPORT. "But then, when I saw the replay, there was clearly no contact, Young had made contact with the Crystal Palace defender.

"The referee was correct to give him a yellow card. He has a reputation for diving and that's a stigma he doesn't want. I had that label for a couple of years and it's not nice, I can tell you.

"When you do get fouled, you don't get free-kicks. He's going to have to change the way he plays."

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