Aston Villa forward Brad Young has completed a season-long loan move to League Two side Carlisle United, as announced by his parent club’s official website this afternoon.
In a sparkling 2020/21 campaign, the prodigious youngster netted 21 goals combined for Aston Villa’s under-18 and under-23 sides [avfc.co.uk]. He also made his senior debut earlier this year, featuring as a substitute for a depleted Villa outfit in their 4-1 FA Cup defeat at home to Liverpool [BBC].
Is Carlisle United a good destination for Young?
The 18-year-old has now completed a move to Brunton Park for the upcoming campaign in order to gain more first team experience, with the aforementioned FA Cup clash his only exposure to senior football thus far [Transfermarkt].
He may be in line for his Carlisle debut as soon as tomorrow night, when they travel to their divisional rivals Port Vale in a League Two encounter [News & Star].
In light of this news, plenty of Aston Villa diehards took to social media to express their delight at Young securing a loan move to the Cumbrian outfit.
Aston Villa fans react:
Replying to Aston Villa’s official Twitter channel, here is what some fans had to say about the “fantastic” loan announcement:
“great move for him”
“Great move all round”
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