Ex-Man United, Arsenal forward Welbeck joins Brighton

Former Manchester United and Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck has joined Brighton and Hove Albion on a one-year contract.

The 29-year-old, who left Watford at the end of last season, joins Socceroos goalkeeper Mat Ryan at the Premier League club.

He could be in line to make his debut in the Premier League game against West Bromwich Albion on October 26.

“We are delighted to have Danny joining us. He will complement our existing striking options,” Brighton coach Graham Potter said, via the club’s website.

“He’s got an undoubted pedigree, and he is quick and technically very good. He will add to our attacking threat and we are thrilled to add another player of his experience and quality.”

Welbeck has only started nine league matches in the past two seasons, having endured significant injury problems in recent years.

A Premier League winner with United in 2012-13, the club he joined as a boy, Welbeck moved to Arsenal in 2014 after being deemed surplus to requirements by Louis van Gaal.

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He managed four goals and three assists in 27 league games in his first season with the Gunners and scored against his old club to knock them out of the FA Cup at Old Trafford, but he missed the latter weeks of the season with a knee injury that later required surgery.

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