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Sunderland’s Danny Welbeck Receives England Call Up

Stadium of Light striker proves leaving Old Trafford on-loan was a good move as he earns Wembley call up.

England manager Fabio Capello has called up on-loan Sunderland striker Danny Welbeck for tonight’s friendly with Ghana at Wembley.

The Football Association confirmed he will replace Tottenham Hotspur winger Aaron Lennon, who has withdrawn with a hamstring injury.

England are to make at least seven changes from the side that defeated Wales 2-0 in a Euro 2012 qualifier last weekend.

Liverpool striker Andy Carroll is expected to start, meaning Welbeck will have to settle for a place on the bench.

The Manchester United owned-player has been in fine form this season scoring six Premier League goals.

The 20-year-old has made 10 appearances for the U21 side, scoring three goals, and got his name on the scoresheet in last week’s 4-0 victory over Denmark.

He was rested for Monday’s 2-1 defeat against at Iceland after just returning from a two month injury lay-off.

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