Brighton secure signing of Danny Welbeck on free transfer following striker’s departure from Watford
- Brighton have signed striker Danny Welbeck on a one-year contract
- Welbeck joins after his contract at Watford was terminated by mutual consent
- The former Arsenal and Manchester United forward will wear No 18 for Brighton
Brighton have signed Danny Welbeck on a free transfer, with the forward putting pen to paper on a one-year deal.
Welbeck will wear the No 18 shirt for Brighton and could make his debut against West Brom on October 26.
Brighton manager Graham Potter told the club’s official website: ‘We are delighted to have Danny joining us. He will complement our existing striking options.
‘He’s got an undoubted pedigree, and he is quick and technically very good. He will add to our attacking threat and we are thrilled to add another player of his experience and quality.’
Welbeck, who has 42 England caps, made 20 appearances for Watford last season and scored three goals.