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Ashley Young recreates Iago Aspas’s iconic corner routine

And it ended exactly the same way

After the summer of England’s ‘love train’ we are all for fancy corner routines.

But when it’s not your day, it’s just not your day.

We wonder if Ashley Young has ever run this one past Jose Mourinho.

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Or if he copied it straight from Iago Aspas’s famous playbook.

Man United were 2-0 against West Ham thanks to goals from Felipe Anderson and a deflected Andriy Yarmolenko shot in the first half.

The last thing Jose will have been expecting Young to do from a corner is send in a pea-roller to the edge of the area.

Especially with the likes of Marouane Fellaini, Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku waiting in the middle.

You have to agree with that tweet.

The ball was nowhere near any of United’s attackers but instead straight to the feet of Mark Noble.

Within 10 seconds West Ham had burst the length of the pitch to set up Marko Arnautovic for a shot at goal.

Young had taken Aspas’s crown for the worst corner ever taken in the Premier League.

If you can’t quite remember Aspas’s effort, here it is in all its glory.

During a game against Chelsea for Liverpool Aspas rolled the ball straight to Willian.

From that moment forward it was known as ‘doing an Aspas’.

The most comical part of Aspas’s woeful corner is that Liverpool were 1-0 to Chelsea in injury time and everyone was imploring him to get it in the box.

But 2-0 away to West Ham when your manager is on the verge of being sacked is an equally poor time to pull out a real blooper.


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