Danny Welbeck sends message to Arsenal fans after 3-2 win over Southampton

Danny Welbeck reflects on Arsenal's 3-2 victory over Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Danny Welbeck
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck Photo: Puma

Danny Welbeck has vowed to continue his good form in front of goal after he scored twice and notched up an assist during Arsenal’s 3-2 win over Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday.

The England striker was in good form from the start against the north London side as he played a part in all three goals.

Shane Long put Southampton ahead in the 17th minute at Emirates Stadium.

Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang then levelled the score when he netted a close-range finish from Welbeck’s flick on in the 28th minute.

Welbeck’s deflected shot then made it 2-1 to the host before half-time.

However, substitute Charlie Austin pulled the Saints level with a tap-in in the 73rd minute.

But Welbeck ended up having the final say when he headed in from close range to hand Arsenal all three points.

Speaking to Sky Sports after the game, Welbeck said: “It’s a competitive game, Saints are in a difficult position, same as us. We all want the points and at the end it got a bit out of hand. It just shows the level of competition in the Premier League.

“I’m happy with the assist and glad to get the goals. I know when I get the opportunities in front of goal I will put them away – apart from the one I put over!

“I thought I would get another opportunity to get a winner and I kept focused on that. The World Cup will take care of itself – I don’t pick the team.”

Arsenal will now switch their focus back to Europa League affairs and their crunch clash against CSKA Moscow in the quarter-finals of the competition.

MORE: Latest Arsenal news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip


MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
Rafael Nadal, master of Monte-Carlo, keeps the clay fire burning: ‘It’s not the moment to stop and disconnect your mind’
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning house in Madrid
The Sport Review
Arsenal player wages 2018: Can you guess how much each Arsenal player earns?
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
The Sport Review
Steven Gerrard reacts to Mo Salah’s display in Liverpool FC’s 5-2 win over AS Roma
The Sport Review
Wenger delivers update on Ozil ahead of Arsenal v Atletico Madrid
The Sport Review
Steven Gerrard sends warning to Liverpool FC ahead of AS Roma trip