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Birthdate:  November 26, 1990    Birthplace:  Longsight, England    Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 0"    Show ContractHide Contract


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Signed with Arsenal in September 2014 after transferring from Manchester United.

September 13, 2014    Danny Welbeck News

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Welbeck is in the starting XI for Arsenal's Premier League match against Manchester City on Saturday.

After acquiring him right before the close of the transfer window, manager Arsene Wenger starts Welbeck in place of the injured Olivier Giroud (ankle), which is expected to be the case at least until Giroud returns in January.

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September 8, 2014

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Welbeck, who suffered an ankle injury in training Tuesday, is in the starting XI for England's Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland on Monday.

This is certainly good news for Premier League fantasy owners, as it appears Welbeck should be fit to face Manchester City on Saturday in his first appearance for the club. Welbeck is expected to start as Arsene Wenger's lone-striker until Olivier Giroud returns from his ankle injury, which isn't expected to happen until January.

September 2, 2014

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Welbeck suffered an ankle injury while training with the England squad Tuesday, and he may miss Wednesday's friendly against Norway, ESPN FC reports.

Welbeck is just one day removed from joining Arsenal after an up-and-down time at Manchester United. With Olivier Giroud sidelined with a leg injury, Welbeck should have ample opportunities at playing time.

September 1, 2014

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Welbeck signed with Arsenal on Monday after transferring from Manchester United.

Welbeck was already excess at Manchester United, and even more so when they nabbed Falcao from AS Monaco. With Olivier Giroud out until 2015, Welbeck should immediately hit the starting XI with plenty of players who can feed him the ball where he likes it.

August 28, 2014

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Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino was on hand to watch Welbeck play against MK Dons as the team considers a loan move for the striker, reports the Daily Mail.

Welbeck is likely on the hunt for more frequent playing time, and Tottenham is just one of many clubs interested in the forward.

August 24, 2014

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Welbeck (knee) made his Premier League season-debut when he subbed on for Robin van Persie in the 63rd minute of Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Sunderland on Sunday.

Welbeck missed the season-opener with a knee injury, but he has returned to fitness enough to warrant some time off the bench. With no starting spot available to him as long as van Persie and Wayne Rooney are healthy, Welbeck has been the subject of numerous transfer rumors this summer, the most recent connecting him to Hull City. A move away would certainly increase his fantasy potential, as he just doesn't get enough consistent starts to warrant much investment in most fantasy leagues.

August 20, 2014

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Sunderland became the latest club to signal their interest in bringing Welbeck to the club from Manchester United, reports the Daily Mail.

Just a few days ago the club interest was coming from Hull with a 12 million offer. Welbeck continues to consider what his playing time with United will be as the offers keep rolling in.

August 15, 2014

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Welbeck will not play in Manchester United's Premier League opener against Swansea City on Saturday due to a knee injury.

Manager Louis van Gaal confirmed the situation Friday, a disappointing development for Welbeck, who may have been in line for a start with Robin van Persie deemed unfit following only minimal training after the World Cup.