loading...

06 October 2020 16:36

Lewis Holtby Rangers F.C. Hamburger SV

Watford will allow Danny Welbeck to leave the club on a free

As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services. These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. Close Watford have announced they have torn up Danny Welbeck's contract, allowing the striker to leave the club on a free transfer.

The former England international was among the highest earners at Vicarage Road, taking home in the region of £100,000 per week and the club have allowed him to leave without a fee. The Premier League and EFL can do business up until October 16 and Welbeck's availability on a free could attract top-flight teams. Watford have allowed experienced striker Danny Welbeck to leave the club on free transfer Welbeck was a popular figure at Watford but the club recognised the attraction of continuing his Premier League career. He played an important role towards the back end of last season as Watford came within a whisker of top-flight survival. A 39-word statement on Watford's website read: 'Watford FC confirms that it has reached an agreement to allow Danny Welbeck to leave on a free transfer.

'Welbeck featured 20 times for the Hornets last season, scoring three goals. We wish Danny every success in the future.' The ex-England striker was among Watford's highest earners at around £100,000 per week The former Arsenal and Manchester United striker has attracted interest from the likes of Southampton and Crystal Palace in recent weeks. He scored two goals in 18 Premier League appearances last season and was yet to play for Watford in the Championship this season. Watford have confirmed that they have reached a mutual agreement with Danny Welbeck to terminate his contract. The former Manchester United and Arsenal striker was earning a reported £100,000-a-week, a figure the club were unable to continue paying out.

AFP or licensors 1 Welbeck scored just three goals for the Hornets In a statement, the Championship side said: "Watford FC confirms that it has reached an agreement to allow Danny Welbeck to leave on a free transfer. "Welbeck featured 20 times for the Hornets last season, scoring three goals. MOST READ IN FOOTBALL headlines Arsenal 'have found new Vieira', 'Weak' Man United slammed, Ozil's first assist goss Man United transfer news live: Cavani hailed as Solskjaer and co are slammed REAL DEAL New Arsenal signing 'a modern day Vieira' who can guide Gunners back to top-four blasted 'I'm sure he's unhappy' - Koeman criticised for use of struggling Barcelona star up for grabs Arsenal willing to allow promising defender to leave on loan to Championship Goss Arsenal news live: Partey 'agreed contract last season', Ozil's Gunnersaurus gesture gesture Ozil offers to save Arsenal mascot Gunnersaurus from extinction, club responds 'No regrets' - Walcott's classy message to Everton before joining Southampton The 29-year-old enjoyed a strong end to the 2019/20 campaign scoring two goals in nine appearances after the season restarted amid the coronavirus pandemic – but was unable to save the Hornets from relegation. A host of Premier League clubs have enquired about his availability, while there has also been interest from abroad. WATFORD HAVE announced they have reached an agreement to allow Danny Welbeck to leave the club.

The 29-year-old forward, who has 42 England caps, joined in August 2019 following his release by Arsenal. He went on to make 20 appearances and score three goals in all competitions last term for the Hornets, who were relegated from the Premier League. A statement from the club on Tuesday said: "Watford FC confirms that it has reached an agreement to allow Danny Welbeck to leave on a free transfer. "We wish Danny every success in the future."