PICTURE: Arsenal confirm Danny Welbeck squad number

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Arsenal have confirmed the number that new signing Danny Welbeck will wear this season.

Arsenal have confirmed that new signing Danny Welbeck will wear the number 23 shirt at the Emirates Stadium.

The striker completed his £16million move from Manchester United to the Gunners on transfer deadline day, in a move that surprised many.

It had been believed the England international was on his way to Tottenham Hotspur, but Arsene Wenger swooped and the rest is history.

Welbeck came through the ranks at United but it appeared his time was up when Louis van Gaal moved for Radamel Falcao. And so it proved, with the 23-year-old moving to North London on a long-term deal.

He has more than enough talent to score regularly if played up front on a consistent basis, and with Olivier Giroud currently out injured, the new Arsenal signing may have the chance to do just that.

Welbeck joins the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Calum Chambers and Mathieu Debuchy in arriving at Arsenal this summer, and there is no doubt Wenger has done some impressive business, with that much-needed forward player arriving after all.

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