‘Easy resolution’ to maintain Welbeck; Wright hints Brighton want a extra medical striker

Graham Potter insists it was a “no-brainer” to maintain Danny Welbeck at Brighton this season.

The 31-year-old was one of many key elements of his facet’s 2-1 victory at Manchester United on Sunday.

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Welbeck, a former Crimson Devils striker, led the road because the Seagulls picked up their first win at Outdated Trafford within the Premier League.

Such was the impression Welbeck made, former United captain Rio Ferdinand stated he may have been enjoying for the hosts as a substitute and requested why that they had not moved to signal him when his Brighton deal expired on the finish of final season.

Albion, nonetheless, exercised their proper to increase Welbeck’s keep by at the very least one other yr and Potter is delighted to have retained the FA Cup and Premier League winner.

“I didn’t have any doubts, no,” he replied when requested if there was ever a time he thought Welbeck would depart.

“It was a no brainer to me due to what he brings on and off the pitch.

“He’s as spectacular off the pitch as he’s on it so when you’ve got that then you definitely realise that may be a helpful asset.

“I’ve at all times stored it fairly easy with Danny; if he’s enjoying and he’s having fun with his soccer and he’s match then all the pieces else takes care of itself.

“Then you may see his high quality after which you may see what he brings to any group so it’s actually thrilling for us, the extent he’s at, and the job now’s to maintain him at that stage.”

Potter might have stopped in need of calling for Welbeck to earn a global recall, having picked up the final of his 42 England caps nearly 4 years in the past whereas enjoying for Arsenal, however does imagine he’s in advantageous type.

“That noise, it’s both constructive or adverse,” he stated of the current reward.

“You favor it to be constructive however Danny is sufficiently old and smart sufficient to know to not get too carried away with that.

“He has had quite a lot of ups and downs in his profession, particularly not too long ago, so he’s simply having fun with the second, he’s current with the group, desires to assist the fellows and is having fun with his soccer and lengthy might that final.

“I believe it’s only for me to say that Danny Welbeck might be in the perfect situation he has actually been in since I’ve been working with him, is having fun with his soccer.”

Regardless of his robust efficiency at Outdated Trafford, former Arsenal striker Ian Wright believes Brighton are lacking a medical striker.

Wright was filled with reward for the Seagulls, however insisted {that a} striker like Danny Ings could be an ideal participant for Potter’s system.

He stated (quotes through HITC): “I can’t bear in mind watching Brighton, since Graham Potter has been there and say ‘oh, they don’t look proper immediately, it’s not taking place’.

“They’re so well-drilled and well-coached, then they are going to do this (beating Manchester United) to much more groups. The one downside holding Brighton again is the possibilities that they miss.

“I at all times stated that if that they had a Danny Ings, that kind of a striker, if that they had a Danny Ings, if that type of participant goes to Brighton, then they get 20 objectives. They get 20 objectives, no query due to how that group is coached.”


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