March. He’s also represented England at Under-21 level.
In 2011/12, Welbeck came to the fore in the red shirt, scoring 12 times in 39 appearances in all competitions, including a contender for goal of the season against Everton, as he formed an eye-catching partnership with Wayne Rooney.
Welbeck’s improved hold-up play, strength and finishing ability were rewarded with a nomination for the PFA Young Player of the Year award, and he went on to score England’s winner against Sweden at the Euro 2012 finals in Kiev.
A new four-year contract followed in August 2012 with Danny going on to make 40 appearances during 2012/13 as the Reds stormed to title glory. Although he was often played out wide and only found the net twice - one of his strikes came in the 1-1 draw with Real Madrid at the Bernabeu - he was an integral member of the squad and a regular starter in key matches against the Reds' main rivals.