Ashley Young says he would “walk from Italy” to Watford were he offered the chance to return to the club he started his career with.
The Inter winger came through Watford’s youth system to make his professional debut in 2003 and went on to feature 107 times in all competitions before he left for Aston Villa four years later.
Young joined Inter in January and has a contract that runs until the end of the season, and while he has been a key player for the Serie A side, he would jump at the chance to move back to Vicarage Road.
“If I could go back and play [at Watford] again, I would walk from Italy right now because it’s what I know, it’s where I come from and it’s what allowed me to be who I am and get where I am,” he told the club’s podcast Golden Tales.
“It gave me a humble beginning.”
Young won promotion to the Premier League with Watford in 2006 and stayed for one more season before making the switch to Villa, where he spent four years before moving to Manchester United.