The Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern have been reacting to their club’s birthday message for their French striker, Alexandre Lacazette. Arsenal posted a video of his goal against Bournemouth at The Emirates from earlier in the season, although after setting up Lacazette’s goal, Welbeck smashed the rebounding ball into row z after trying to hit it back into the net.
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) 28 May 2018
Danny Welbeck has received a lot of stick this season after failing to impress and falling behind both Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The forward line at Arsenal looks settled, with Unai Emery having little to do with the club’s attacking force. The only changes that the fans can see being made is the sale of Welbeck. The England striker, who’s secured an unlikely place on the plane to Russia this summer, has fallen out of favour and won’t have a major role in the side next season.
The ex-Manchester United striker has become a running joke for his poor performances in both Manchester and London, although now he could be moving on from Arsenal to a side more at his level. Welbeck’s appearances for Arsenal in Arsene Wenger’s final season came mostly in the Europa League towards the end of the season as Aubameyang was cup-tied in the tournament, opening a spot up for the misfiring England man.
You can read our local Gunners’ verdict on Welbeck here:
The best thing about that video is the Danny Welbeck follow up attempt that ends up in row Z
— John Stones (@stonesy10) May 28, 2018
Can we talk about how Welbeck tried, to smash the ball in the net afterwards and missed.
— Met. (@AFCMet) May 28, 2018
Welbeck off-target from close range is what i came here for
— iqbalyusoff (@iqbalyusoff) 28 May 2018
LOOOL what is Welbeck doing?
— Daniel (@UtdDxn) 28 May 2018
Welbeck is going to Russia
— JL (@JacobLear4) 28 May 2018
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Are we just going to ignore Welbeck missed the goal?
— Tyler (@Tyler_Briggs75) May 28, 2018
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