PLAYER PROFILE

Season 2013/14

United Honours

19. Danny Welbeck

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Boyhood Heroes:Thierry Henry, Kaka
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Favourite Music:Hip hop, R’n’B
Other Interests/Sports:Films, table tennis

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.

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