Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck has put his England form down to quitting Man United in order to move to north London as he enjoys regular football for the first time in his career, according to the Evening Standard.
Welbeck became the highest goalscorer in European championship qualifying with six goals following his headed strike against Lithuania and took his overall tally for the Three Lions to 14, according to the report.
The public perception was that the former Man United man came to us due to his desire to play as a central striker, but Wenger previously denied that claim and revealed that Welbeck was after more minutes and not a defined role in the team (via the Guardian).
Welbeck has since backed-up the boss and put his form down to the freedom he enjoys when being given game time at the club.
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“When you are playing regularly, you feel a lot sharper on the pitch”, Welbeck told the Evening Standard.
“Once you play regularly, it just becomes second nature to do things on the pitch. I feel match-sharp and that is important.”
Due to the sensational form of Olivier Giroud, Welbeck may have to accept a wide role in the near future. However at Arsenal, we play with three forwards as oppose to a defensive 4-5-1 system which makes it easier for him to get into goalscoring positions.
The likes of Alexis Sanchez and Theo Walcott are comfortable scoring goals coming from the wings and Welbeck must get used to doing the same.