Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck heads Euro 2016 scoring charts

Danny Welbeck

The England international has six strikes in qualifying for the European tournament in France next year.

Although Harry Kane is hogging the headlines today for his quick-fire goal for England last night, Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck also added to his international tally with a strike in the 4-0 victory over Lithuania.

The Gunners attacker has become an important man for Roy Hodgson’s charges and partners with the likes of Wayne Rooney, Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge in the Three Lions forward line.

The former Manchester United striker scored England’s second at Wembley and now has six goals in the qualifying campaign - the most of any player in Europe.

Welbeck has the likes of Israel’s Omer Damari and Poland's Robert Lewandowski as his closest competitors and will be keen to add to his tally when the Three Lions next play a competitive match - away to Slovenia in June.

The 24-year-old has returned to Arsenal and will not play a part in England’s friendly against Italy next week.

His international record is now 14 goals in 33 games for The Three Lions, while he has scored four times for Arsenal this season in the Premier League.

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