Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck has stepped up his return to full fitness as he featured for the Gunners Under21 side a fortnight ago, according to the Daily Mirror.
The striker who has been out since April last year played for the young Gunner’s side for over 60 minutes before he was replaced by Josh Da Silva.
The striker suffered a serious knee injury against Chelsea last April and his return to action will be a great news to Arsene Wenger who categorically stated he refused to sign a striker in the last winter transfer window because the English man is close to his return.
The Gunner’s who have failed to score in their last 3 games will be hoping the return of Welbeck will help relief the side’s goal scoring burden as they hope to Challenge for trophies on three fronts.
Arsene Wenger is determined to be cautious with the striker as he returns to action after 10 months. Wenger said:
“I believe that he needs to play two or three games before thinking about coming back into the first team.
“He has not played for 10 months so we need to be patient with him. He has good basic fitness but after it is competitive decision-making and he needs to get used to that again.
“We can organise games internally without being official games and I think in the next three weeks he should be available.”
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