Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck is slated to make a comeback next week from a 7-months-old ligament injury he sustained at the Etihad Stadium in May this year.
The former Manchester United man was billed to fully heal next month but seems to have had a sped up healing process.
As his return buffers Arsene Wenger’s options going forward, the coach says there is need for the 26-year-old to take all the time he needs, stressing that Danny has a lot of catching up to do as regards match fitness.
“Danny Welbeck is one week away from completing normal training. To be back in the squad, that will take some time because he wasn’t played for a long long time.”
As the England international resumes training next week, it won’t be of any harm to ask Santa Claus for a favour as regards injuries. Prior to this latest setback, he had actually been on to a forced vacation to the treatment table for 10 months before making a return to football in February this year. Continue reading →