Report: Danny Welbeck wants permanent Arsenal transfer, not loan

Danny Welbeck

According to the latest Arsenal transfer news, Danny Welbeck could inform buying club that he wants permanent transfer from Manchester United.

Transfer-listed Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck has, according to reports, capitalised on training with England at London Colney by partaking in a medical examination with Arsenal ahead of a prospective £6 million loan move from Old Trafford.

However, at any meeting with the upper brass at Arsenal, the Manchester United star, surplus to requirements in the North-West thanks to Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and the likely swoop of Radamel Falcao, is uninterested in a temporary contract.

He is, according to his agent Jonathon Hope, pursuing a permanent solution away from Louis van Gaal and United.

"Very much so," said Hope on talkSPORT radio when asked the question of whether a transfer could materialise.

"There have been a few clubs in for Danny and they’re looking for loan deals with a view to buying, but Danny doesn’t want to go on loan.

"He wants a straight transfer and he has every right to say that," he said. “In the last half an hour I have received some interest in a straight transfer which I’m going to speak to Manchester United about.”

Arsenal are desperately seeking a striker on deadline day due to the long-term injury layoff of primary centre forward option Olivier Giroud.

Welbeck scored nine goals from 46 shots in 15 starts and ten further substitute appearances last term.

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