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Man Utd attacker Young: I can handle England fans' expectations

Manchester United winger Ashley Young says he can handle the expectations of England fans.

He is looking to make an impact in Poland and Ukraine and, although a capable performer on both flanks, has impressed as the second striker in recent internationals.

Young said: "I think I'm always confident in my own ability. This season ended in a disappointing way but, on a personal level, I enjoyed it and thought I did well.

"When you play for Manchester United, the pressure's on you every week. Everyone wants to beat United, the biggest team in the world.

"But, when it comes to playing with pressure, I thrive on pressure. I enjoy having a challenge.

"I remember the manager, Sir Alex (Ferguson), saying to me when I first joined United, that it would be a challenge for me coming here.

"I've played a whole season now and now I'm looking forward to the first Euro game on Monday."

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