WELBECK, AN UNUSED SUBSTITUTE IN GAME

Brighton and Hove Albion forward Danny Welbeck was an unused substitute as his team suffered elimination in the FA Cup at the fifth round stage. Danny Welbeck and Brighton had high hopes ahead of their FA Cup fifth round trip to face Leicester City at the King Power on Wednesday night and they were on course to achieve their target of moving into the FA Cup quarterfinals at the expense of the Foxes until they conceded the winning goal of the game in a terrible manner. Danny Welbeck was an unused substitute as Leicester City beat Brighton 1-0 at home courtesy the last gasp winner from substitute Kelechi Iheanacho.


Kelechi Iheanacho had come on as a substitute for Jamie Vardy just past the hour mark and he was left unmarked following a Leicester City corner kick in what was the last passage of play. Super Eagles of Nigeria player Kelechi Iheanacho was able to power home a free header from a YouriTielemans’ cross to edge the Foxes past the Seagulls into the FA Cup last eight. Danny Welbeck was not introduced into the game as he sat on the bench for the whole of the game.

BRIGHTON HANDED HUGE INJURY BOOST

Brighton and Hove Albion have received a big news on the injury front following the news that striker Danny Welbeck is nearing a comeback from the knee injury that has made him miss the opening weeks of this year. The injury update on Danny Welbeck was given by the Brighton and Hove Albion manager Graham Potter ahead of the league encounter with North London giants Tottenham Hotspur this weekend.


Graham Potter gave the update on the state of his team during the pre-match presser on Friday ahead of the Spurs game scheduled for Sunday night. According to him, Danny Welbeck is closing in on a comeback from the knee injury picked up during the West Ham United game at the end of last month. Danny Welbeck has not played for Brighton and Hove Albion since that knee injury against the Hammers as the two teams shared a four-goal thriller. Hosts West Ham United failed to win at home to the Seagulls on December 27.

WELBECK ASKED ABOUT GREENWOOD AND RASHFORD COMPARISONS

Former Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck was asked recently about comparisons between the club's current crop of forwards in Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood and responded by saying he is just happy he is back playing football and wishes to continue that way.


Welbeck is a former United youth player who rose through the ranks at the Old Trafford academy but moved on in his career after first joining Arsenal since his exit from United. The Englishman has had to endure a few seasons down with several I juries, including an ankle sprain that disturbed his Arsenal Career in the 2018/19 season.

WELBECK MISSING AGAINST FORMER CLUB ARSENAL

Brighton and Hove Albion striker Danny Welbeck would have loved to play against Arsenal when the two teams met at the Amex Stadium on Tuesday night. The Seagulls played hosts to Arsenal in a week 16 league clash earlier this week without new signing Danny Welbeck. The England international was an unused substitute during the game which ended in a 1-0 victory for the Gunners. Alexandre Lacazette turned out to be the matchwinnerfor the North Londoners shortly after coming off the substitute bench.


Danny Welbeck played for Arsenal until last summer and he was in the Brighton team that played out a 1-1 draw at West Ham Unitedon Sunday evening in their last Premier League match before the Arsenal game. Danny Welbeck and his injury record would have been under consideration before the Arsenal game which was around 48 hours after the weekend's match with the Hammers. Brighton boss Graham Potter made several changes to his starting line-up but it didn't change much as Brighton were unable to end their winless run at home. The Seagulls have not won a league game at the Amex Stadium this season and that run was extended at the end of the Arsenal match. Brighton have won two league games this season and they have been on the road against Newcastle United and Aston Villa.

WELBECK REVEALS SIR ALEX FERGUSON BOND

Brighton & Hove Albion striker Danny Welbeck has disclosed that he's still in touch with legendary Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson. Danny Welbeck said that he's in communication with his former manager at Old Trafford during one of his recent interviews as monitored by theargus.co.uk. According to him, Sir Alex Ferguson is very good at giving advices and that his bond with him is still strong despite the fact that it's been seven years since he last played under him.Danny Welbeck was a Manchester United player till 2014 when he was sold to Arsenal in a £16m deal having been declared surplus to requirements by the newly appointed Louis Van Gaal.


Sir Alex Ferguson was responsible for giving Danny Welbeck his professional debut at Manchester United in 2008 having graduated from the club's Academy. He won the majority of his trophies while Ferguson was the Manchester United boss. His managerial career at Old Trafford ended at the end of the 2012/13 campaign as he resigned from the job to take a well deserved rest. Sir Alex Ferguson is a director on the current Manchester United board.

WELBECK - I SHOULD BE SHARPER

Danny Welbeck has come out to say that he needs to be sharper after getting his first start for his club in the 0-0 draw at home against Burnley.

The English striker had two decent chances in the first half but was nullified by Nick Pope, Burnley's goalkeeper. The former Manchester and Arsenal forward said that Nick made a great save for the first one and that he can't quite remember the second one.

Watford Loses Against Burnley but Sarr And Welbeck Gives Them Hope

Watford has left out the opportunity to stabilize their points with the loss to Burnley on Thursday. They are only a point ahead of the relegation stage and every match remains important to them. On Saturday, they will be facing Southampton and they will need to win this match. They have been more promising the West Ham and Bournemouth in this season.


West Ham and Bournemouth have suffered defeats in this season and Aston Villa has ended up with a tie against Newcastle and a loss against Wolves. The match against Southampton is important to Watford as it gives them a chance to be ahead of other clubs and from the relegation zone.

Gianluca Di Marzio claims AC Milan are interested in re-signing Gerard Deulofeu

A report from Gianluca di Marzio has claimed that AC Milan are interested in re-signing Gerard Deulofeu this summer. The Spain international is expected to pursue a fresh challenge after Watford’s relegation from the Premier League and he has been touted to make the switch to the Rossoneri, where he had a loan stint in 2017.

Ken Sema uncertain about his future after Udinese loan deal

Sweden international Ken Sema has admitted that he is unsure about his future once his loan spell with Udinese concludes at the end of the season. The midfielder made only 22 appearances for the Hornets over the course of the previous campaign and he was largely underused with most of the appearances coming off the bench.

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