Welbeck being targeted by Spurs.
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Tottenham Hotspur are keen to sign Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck on a permanent deal this summer, but are also prepared to take him on-loan if that is not possible, according to the Daily Star.
The England international has been told by new Red Devils manager Louis van Gaal that he can leave Old Trafford, but is reluctant to allow the attacker to leave for a top six Premier League side.
Welbeck has fallen down the pecking order in recent times and sees captain Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie ahead of him for a place in the starting XI, whilst there is also plenty of other competition from elsewhere.
Van Gaal also has Javier Hernandez at his disposal, whilst the 63-year-old wants to give opportunities to youngster James Wilson and is keen to try out Adnan Januzaj as a striker.
Tottenham meanwhile are somewhat more lacking in attack, with Emmanuel Adebayor the only forward at the club in any sort of decent form currently.
Roberto Soldado still looks extremely short of confidence and form and there are doubts over whether Harry Kane can even cut it in the English top flight.
Therefore it’s easy to see why Welbeck would be an attractive prospect, with the 23-year-old having played 141 games for United to date and scoring eight goals in 26 caps for England so far.
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