Arsenal to Submit £12m Bid for Man United Striker Danny Welbeck

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Emirates Stadium side urgently seeking striking reinforcements, Old Trafford side ready to sell.

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Arsenal are preparing to submit a £12m bid for Man United striker Danny Welbeck according to the London Evening Standard.

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Arsene Wenger will be without French forward Olivier Giroud until the new year which has left the Arsenal boss frantically searching for reinforcements.

The north London club have a long-standing interest in the 23 year old England international and Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal is ready to listen to offers for his services.

Man United want £16m for Welbeck and Arsenal are ready to offer £12m, so given that the two valuations are not oceans apart there is decent chance that a deal could be struck.

Welbeck had his most prolific season to date in 2013/14, netting nine goals from 25 Premier League appearances, a stat that is more impressive when you consider that ten of those appearances came from the bench and the fact that the Man United man has often been used in a wide-attacking role.

Indeed Welbeck’s versatility could well be one of the motivating factors for Wenger’s imminent bid.

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