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Arsenal seal £16m deal for England striker Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck off to join Arsenal

Danny Welbeck off to join Arsenal

Arsenal have sealed a £16m move for Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck with some few hours to the deadline of the summer transfer window.

The 23-year-old having a routine medical in North London and will sign to a five-year contract after agreeing personal terms.

Welbeck was thought to be joining the Gunners on an initial loan deal but the England international of Ghanaian parentage opted for a permanent deal.

Arsenal moved for Welbeck after missing out on signing Radamel Falcao – who is heading to Manchester United – from French club Monaco.

He is expected to fill the void created by the injury to Olivier Giroud.

READERS COMMENTS

  1. Maxwell Johnson says:

    Good move for Welbeck from one big club to another.

  2. Solomon says:

    Dat s a gud decition 4 wenger, to welback