Simple: Welbeck can send Arsenal into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with ease

Simple: Welbeck can send Arsenal into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with ease

When selecting his No.9, Unai Emery is spoilt for choice with the Arsenal boss having both Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to choose from.

The pair have made a good start to the season, linking up well in attack and, at this rate, could easily reach 20 Premier League goals each this season.

And to prevent a burnout, Emery will likely rest the duo in games such as the one tonight against Brentford at the Emirates in the Carabao Cup, which could present Danny Welbeck with a good opportunity to show his worth as a centre-forward to his new manager.

Under Arsene Wenger, Welbeck was mostly used as a winger and, while his finishing is not the highest of quality, in fixtures like the one tonight, the 27-year-old truly comes to life as a striker.

It would have not been what he hoped for after leaving Manchester United for Arsenal back in the summer of 2014 but, in essence, £13.5m-rated (via Transfermarkt) Welbeck has become a cup player at the north London club.

It is a very long season for Arsenal, though, with the Gunners also competing in the Europa League. So considering that, Welbeck will get his opportunities up front, possibly in game’s like the one tonight.

And he is more than capable of taking them and putting a side like Brentford to the sword.

Ultimately, starting Welbeck up front tonight will do good for both the team and the England international going forward. It is a move that Emery must strongly consider.

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