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Van Gaal: No doubts on Welbeck sale – look at Falcao’s record!

Whilst the likes of Gary Neville and Mike Phelan have criticised United for selling Danny Welbeck, Louis van Gaal says he has no doubts that he made the right decision, with Rafamel Falcao coming in Welbeck’s place. “I don’t have any doubts because Falcao is, for me, one of the best strikers in the world,” [...]

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Maybe I’m just Longsighted, but Arsenal fans don’t know how good they have got it with Welbeck

Maybe I’m just Longsighted, but Arsenal fans don’t know how good they have got it with Welbeck

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, two hours after expected, the summer transfer window ‘slammed shut’. Because it never just closes does it? As the closing minutes brought United fans a strange kind of ecstasy – one which we would never have allowed ourselves to dream of when settling in the evening before – [...]

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Welbeck to Arsenal confirmed

The BBC have reported that Arsenal have signed Danny Welbeck on a permanent basis. The Times have reported the figure is £18m. Two hours ago it was reported that Welbeck was having a medical with the North London club, but Arsenal released a statement to “categorically deny” any deal was in place. When this was [...]

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Arsenal deny Welbeck transfer

There were reports earlier today that Danny Welbeck was having a medical at Arsenal ahead of his £6 million loan move. Tottenham Hotspur had been favourites to sign him but the striker preferred a move to their North London rivals. However, his agent has claimed that Welbeck has the option to leave the club on [...]

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STATS: Danny Welbeck compared to other strikers at his age

STATS: Danny Welbeck compared to other strikers at his age

One of the biggest criticisms against Danny Welbeck is that for a striker he doesn’t score enough goals. Even the biggest Welbeck enthusiasts can’t argue with that. He’s scored 20 goals in the league over the past three seasons, which is still more than £50m man Fernando Torres, but nowhere near what you would expect [...]

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LIVE BLOG: England v Italy

Good evening all, welcome to the Republik of Mancunia World Cup LiveBlog coverage of England v Italy. Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck start for England, with Chris Smalling and Phil Jones ready on the bench if needed, so there is plenty of Manchester United interest on show

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Rooney: Welbeck is fine for Saturday

Danny Welbeck sat out of England training today, leading to speculation that he was injured. However, Wayne Rooney has played down any fears this evening and said that Welbeck will be available for England’s opening game against Italy on Saturday. “Danny will be fine. I’m sure he will be ready for Saturday. He was just [...]

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VIDEO: Welbz dancing in Rio

England visit the Rocinha Sports Complex and Danny Welbeck has a go at capoeira, which is a Brazilian dancing/fighting style.

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Don’t go, Danny

Don’t go, Danny

Days after Danny Welbeck was first linked with a move away from Manchester United, David Moyes was sacked. Coincidence? I think not. Getting embarrassed by our rivals, failing to qualify for the Champions League, employing dire football, showing little to no tactical nous and dithering over transfer targets might be the popular understanding for why [...]

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Welbz: I’m happy Van Gaal got the job

Towards the end of last season there were rumours linking Danny Welbeck with a move away from the club. The lad from Longsight has been at the club since he was a kid and there’s no questioning his love for United, but with David Moyes as the manager, he was reportedly keen to leave. However, [...]

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Have the right United players been chosen for the squad?

Roy Hodgson announced his England squad for the World Cup yesterday and Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling were all selected. Tom Cleverley and Michael Carrick are on the standby list. It’s no surprise that Rooney is on the plane to Rio. Despite having rarely performed well for England, and having not [...]

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Danny Welbeck has to stay

Rumours this morning suggest that Danny Welbeck is prepared to leave the club this summer. The lad from Longsight splits opinion amongst reds and whilst this is a concept I struggle with, given that he loves the club, has spent his life dreaming of playing for United and is still young enough to deserve patience, [...]

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Should Moyes have fined Welbeck, Cleverley and Young?

Should Moyes have fined Welbeck, Cleverley and Young?

Pictures appeared in the press last week showing Danny Welbeck, Tom Cleverley and Ashley Young going out in town after the defeat against Bayern Munich. They were out until the early hours and were seen dancing in the street and chatting up girls. Reports in the press have today claimed that Moyes has fined the [...]

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Is tonight the night for Danny Welbeck?

Is tonight the night for Danny Welbeck?

Less than a year ago, Danny Welbeck scored the biggest goal of his Manchester United career when he put his boyhood team 1-0 up against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu. “He was marvellous,” Sir Alex Ferguson said after the game. “It is a pity he got cramp at the end of game, but he worked [...]

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Welbz is dat guy

Welbz is dat guy

There’s something rather wonderful about a local boy from Longsight becoming the saviour of Manchester United, even if the circumstances by which his importance emerges are less than agreeable. Following Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement, this season has felt like one long wait for some transformative individual to spark off a grand revival under David Moyes. [...]

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