Photo: Man United man sends heartfelt message to Arsenal rival

Ashley Young takes to social media to wish Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck a happy 26th birthday

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Ashley Young has taken to social media to wish Danny Welbeck a happy birthday after the striker turned 26 on Saturday.

The Arsenal forward has endured a frustrating start to life at The Emirates since leaving Manchester United to sign for the Gunners back in the summer of 2014.

Welbeck is currently sidelined with a serious knee injury, which is the latest in a long line of setbacks for the former Manchester United man following his arrival at the north London club.

The England striker played alongside Young at Old Trafford before his eventual move to The Emirates.

And Young had a special birthday message for his former team-mate on Saturday.

Young posted the picture above of the duo together on his personal Instagram account and wrote the caption: “Happy Bday To MYYYY BOYYYY.”

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Welbeck will be hoping to make his return to action for Arsenal as soon as possible and stake his claim for a starting spot in the Gunners’ first team.

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