Welbeck: In His Own Words...
"When I first joined up with the first team I was a little bit star-struck, but now I talk to them all and have banter with them – I tell them to “bring it”! There’s nothing better than training with the first team. I’d rather be doing that every day than be out on loan somewhere, especially at my age."
“Scoring in front of the Stretford End is what every young boy from Manchester dreams of. I loved it. I wouldn’t say I’ve dreamt about it, but I’ve thought about it every day of my life ever since I started playing football. There’s nothing better.”
On his first
senior goal against Stoke
"I’m quite comfortable on the ball. I don’t mind playing under pressure from defenders and my shooting is all right as well. I see myself as more of a support striker, but I want to also be able to play up top."
Welbeck: In The Words Of Others...
"He's got a good personality, he always enjoys playing. He's still growing and can get a bit weak at some moments during games, but the potential is definitely there."
Sir Alex Ferguson
"What’s surprised a lot of people is that he’s not been fazed by anything, despite being so young. He’s had the composure