After Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck scored twice in Saturday’s 3-0 win over Bournemouth, manager Arsene Wenger hailed the English international and has tipped him for a prolific season after proving his ruthlessness in front of goal at the Emirates Stadium, reports talkSPORT.
The 26-year-old opened the scoring in the sixth minute against Bournemouth, courtesy of an assist from Sead Kolasinac. Welbeck went from scorer to creator inside of half an hour, setting up a goal for Alexandre Lacazette. The English international then scored his second of the game in the 50th minute, with Aaron Ramsey taking the assist.
Wenger was delighted to see the versatile forward getting on the scoresheet and is tipping him for a bright season now he’s rid his past injury worries. Welbeck spent the best part of 24 months sidelined with a serious knee injury, and his manager feels he can only get better after getting fit.
“He gets stronger and stronger. Let’s not forget that he was out for a long time. He gets stronger and stronger. He’s a team player, Danny Welbeck, and that’s why coaches love him,” Wenger said.
“He’s a guy who has a huge physical potential. People are not convinced that he is a great finisher, but these kinds of goals will help him become more relaxed in front of goal. I liked his second goal today because it was the clean finish of a goalscorer.”