Arsenal Star May Have Played His Last Game For The Club – Report

By The Editor
on 5th December 2018

Arsenal are set to let Danny Welbeck leave the club for free in June…


Arsenal are set to let Danny Welbeck leave the club at the end of the season when his contract expires in a move which shows that our days of letting sympathy affect business are over, The Times reports.

Welbeck, who suffered a fractured and dislocated ankle in our goalless draw against Sporting Lisbon last month, had shown signs of becoming an important player in our squad.

However, unlike Aaron Ramsey’s case, reports of the club engaging in contract talks with Welbeck seldom surfaced and one wondered what the club’s stance was on the 27-year-old’s future.

The former Man United forward is still on the contract he signed when he joined the club in 2014, and his current injury is his third major setback during his Gunners career.

As we’ve seen with the likes of Mikel Arteta and Santi Cazorla, many wondered if the club would offer Welbeck a new contract as a token gesture as he recovers from such a major injury.

However, according to the report, Welbeck will not be afforded the same luxuries and it’s expected that he’ll join a list of players who’ll leave on a free.

The club’s decisions are usually guided by our financial situation and after back-to-back seasons outside the Champions League, concessions are being made.

It’s been reported that our wage bill is at its limit and we no longer have the resources to commit to the big contracts it would take for the likes of Welbeck and Ramsey to commit their futures to the club.

Having said that, financial prudence has always been a quality the club was proud of and while they may not be prepared to give the aforementioned duo those types of contracts, they may be more willing to hand big wages to new signings.

Nevertheless, making the tough decisions without allowing emotion and sympathy to interfere is something we can applaud as we enter a period under new stewardship.