John Terry: It's difficult playing against this Arsenal star

John Terry With Medal

Chelsea defender believes Danny Welbeck plays better when fielded up top.

"I’ve played against him and it’s very difficult," commented Chelsea centre back John Terry when talking about Arsenal's deadline day acquisition Danny Welbeck.

The striker, deemed surplus to requirements at Manchester United due to the arrival of penalty-box predator Radamel Falcao, netted twice during England's 2-0 triumph over Switzerland earlier this week whilst occupying his preferred position up top.

At Old Trafford, Welbeck featured sporadically but when selected, would be tasked with a left-sided role which thus limited his goals return.

Chelsea captain Terry believes his best position is the one England fans saw in the Three Lions's 2016 European Championship qualifying match and one that he will no doubt be asked to fulfill for Arsenal against Manchester City, this weekend.

"He can play up top and he can play wide, but for me he is better up top. He gives the option out wide as well, but you saw the desire [against Switzerland] to get in and make those runs.

"For the first goal, he ran 60 or 70 yards to get on the end of something. He did well to finish it – it came off the shin, but we’ll take that.

"I thought he deserved it," Terry said.

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