Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck signs new four-year contract

Guardian
• Sir Alex Ferguson secures Welbeck on deal to 2016• Striker: 'Playing for United is all I ever wanted to do'Danny Welbeck has signed a new four-year deal at Manchester United, providing a boost to the striker following the arrival of Robin van Persie who threatens his starting place.Sir Alex Ferguson said: "Danny has been with the club since he was eight years old and has made fantastic progress in the last couple of years – first out on loan and last year as a regular in the first team."He has become an important player at international level as well, as the maturity of his performances at the European Championships showed. This year is another important one for him. He has a bright future ahead of him."Welbeck, who started United's 1-0 defeat at Everton on Monday, said: "Playing for United is all I've ever wanted to do – it's the club ...

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