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Watford sign Welbeck on free transfer

7 Aug 2019
Danny Welbeck, Watford

Striker who left Arsenal this summer becomes the Hornets' second senior signing ahead of 2019/20

Watford have announced the signing of Danny Welbeck.

The 28-year-old forward joins Watford on a free transfer after his contract with Arsenal ended this summer.

Welbeck began at Manchester United after coming through their academy and won the 2012/13 Premier League title before moving to Arsenal in September 2014.

He made 88 Premier League appearances during his five-year spell with the Gunners, scoring 16 goals.

Welbeck becomes Watford’s second senior signing of the summer, after centre-back Craig Dawson

Javi Gracia’s side open their Premier League campaign at home to Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday 10 August.

See: Summer 2019 transfer news

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