The England international will be out of contract in 16 months and he has put extension discussions with manager Gerard Houllier on hold until the summer.
Young was linked with a move to United or Liverpool in January and both clubs are expected to renew interest amid the player’s apparent doubts about Villa’s ambition and capabilities.
The 25-year-old’s current club will therefore be unhappy to hear that he once again declined the chance to offer assurances after scoring twice in Saturday’s 4-1 win over Blackburn.
Young said in The Sun: “I have always said I will leave talks until the end of the season and that’s how it is.”
But the former Watford man, who skippered Villa against Blackburn, despite the second-half introduction of club captain Stiliyan Petrov, will continue to give his all.
He said: “Every time I pull on the shirt I go out to give 110 per cent for Villa.
“I am delighted to be playing in the position I am in, just behind the main striker, and doing well for the team.”
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Ashley Young Maintains Contract Stance