Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

Danny to return to United

Danny to return to United

Danny Welbeck`s career in Sunderland looks to have been all but shut down as Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed he expects the youngster to report for pre-season training for next season.

The 20-year-old who is currently away on under-21 duty with England, had earlier confirmed he didn`t know where his future may lie but it now look more clear as ever.

Speaking to Manutd.com Sir Alex said "Welbeck has been fantastic; it's just unfortunate that he picked up a bad injury, but they will all be ready for next year.'

The player himself has not ruled out a possible move though, he said: 'I've not really thought too much about what I'm going to do, but I've really enjoyed my time at Sunderland.

'It has benefited me massively, just to be around with the big boys week in, week out. I'm delighted with that, but the end of the season will be the time to sit down and think about the future.'

No doubt Black Cat fans will be hugely disappointed if this decision is indeed true as the on loan striker has become very popular amongst the terraces.

But as Niall Quinn confirmed during his mini tour, it would take a vast amount of cash to lure him to Wearside.

If they were to bid they would face great competition from Everton and the Merseyside club could have the upper hand as they could offer hot prospect Jack Rodwell in a cash plus player swap in the summer.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Michael Briggs
Date:Monday March 28 2011
Time: 10:59AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Follow On Twitter - Brentford v Sunderland - 21-10-17

Sunderland go to Griffin Park as the visitors to Brentford today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Vital Preview - Championship - 21st-22nd October 2017

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, 21st-22nd October.

Officials - Brentford v Sunderland (21/10/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Brentford and Sunderland this Saturday.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (18/10/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

Archived Vital Sunderland Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Sunderland
Write For Vital Sunderland
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brentford v Sunderland
Suggested By:
Sunderland win34%
Brentford win33%
Draw33%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Results (view all)

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football