Football

David Moyes surprised Manchester United sold Danny Welbeck

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Former Manchester United boss David Moyes has revealed that he was surprised by the club's decision to let England striker Danny Welbeck join rivals Arsenal, reports the Express. 

The forward joined the Gunners on transfer deadline day for £16 million, and Moyes has admitted that the deal was unexpected. 

Related articles

Adnan Januzaj's agent criticises Louis van Gaal
Welbeck cannot afford to miss great chance at Arsenal
Wilshere thought Danny Welbeck was joining Tottenham

Great player

In fact, Moyes has insisted that Welbeck was a great player for Manchester United as he played in all of the big games. 

Moyes said: "Danny Welbeck was great for us at Manchester United.

"We played him in nearly all the big games and, more importantly, [he was] one of your own boys you bring through.

"There are not many young British players out there, so it was a bit of a surprise for me [that he was sold to Arsenal].

"But whoever is in charge has to decide what route they choose."

Manchester United strikers

Welbeck was clearly way down in the pecking order at the Theatre of Dreams, with the Red Devils already possessing an array of attacking talent at the club. Despite already having star duo Robin van Persie and captain Wayne Rooney at the club, the Red Devils landed Colombian hitman Radamel Falcao on deadline day. 

Van Gaal can also call upon youngster James Wilson who looks set for a bright future, whilst the likes of Juan Mata, Adnan Januzaj and Angel di Maria can also chip in with goals throughout the campaign. 

The attacking talent will all be hoping to hit top form in the Red Devils' next outing, as Van Gaal's side travel to the Hawthorns to take on West Brom. 

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Manchester United
Arsenal
Premier League
Danny Welbeck
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again