Danny Welbeck will have to sit out this weekend’s Premiership game between Sunderland and United because of the conditions of his loan agreement.
However, our young striker has revealed that if he was playing, he wouldn’t have any questions over who he wanted to win.
“I just wish I could play – and if I did I would want Sunderland to win obviously,” said Welbeck. “Man United are my parent club and I want them to do well this season, but I’m at Sunderland day-in, day-out this season and I already have a feeling for the club. Playing in these big games is what I came to Sunderland for and it will be a bit frustrating to have to watch. It’s harder watching and I get more nervous watching. I came off with something like 10 minutes to go at Liverpool last weekend and they were the longest 10 minutes of my life. We were getting a good point and I just wanted the referee to blow! I’m still looking forward to Saturday, though. The Stadium of Light is a great place to be on matchdays and I’m sure the atmosphere will be great.”