Watford complete the signing of former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Welbeck scored five times in 14 matches for Arsenal last season before suffering a season-ending ankle injury against Sporting Lisbon in a Europa League clash in November.ADVERTISEMENTThe England international joined Arsenal from Manchester United for £16m in 2014 and scored 32 goals for the club in 126 appearances in all competitions.AdvertisementAdvertisementMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityWelbeck’s time in north London was beset by injury problems, though, as he missed a total of 113 matches for the club over the past five seasons, suffering from two serious knee injuries as well as a broken ankle last term.Prior to his spell at Arsenal, Welbeck netted 29 times in 142 matches for Manchester United, helping the club win the Premier League title in 2012-13.He will compete with club captain Troy Deeney, Andre Gray and Gerard Deulofeu for a place in Javi Gracia’s attack next season.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 7 Aug 2019 3:59 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.2kShares Watford complete the signing of former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck Comment Danny Welbeck has completed a move to Watford (Picture: Getty)Watford have completed the signing of Danny Welbeck on a free transfer with the former Arsenal striker signing a three-year deal with the FA Cup finalists.The 28-year-old endured an injury-ravaged five-year spell at Arsenal and was allowed to leave at the end of his contract in June, paving the way for a move to Vicarage Road.We’re delighted to confirm the signing of @England international @DannyWelbeck on a free transfer 🖋️ pic.twitter.com/5S1Lcx7u1C— Watford Football Club (@WatfordFC) August 7, 2019last_img read more