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Danny Welbeck has been a breakout star for United this season, scoring six and assisting a further two in 17 games.
After returning from his loan spell at Sunderland, questions were raised as to whether Welbeck could compete with the likes of Chicharito and Dimitar Berbatov, however stellar performances from the young England star kept them on the bench.
When fit, Welbeck is often the first choice to partner Wayne Rooney—a partnership which could benefit the England side as well as United.
His finishing, passing and defensive contribution are excellent, however to become the full package he needs to begin to show a little more selflessness in front of goal.
The striker is also injury prone, which could easily be the deciding factor between an excellent career and an average one.
Sir Alex said the following about Welbeck:
We were always aware of Welbeck's ability. The issue with him now is addressing the physical side. When he was 16 he had problems with his knees because he was growing, then he had some thigh problems. It was nothing serious, just a matter of waiting for Danny to develop into a man, which we are seeing the signs of now. He has a great physique but there is still more to come. Our stats show there's still a bit to do before he becomes a complete adult. He has a good attitude, although he should have, he's a young player with an opportunity at Manchester United.
With the "more to come" which Ferguson promises, Welbeck's career should be an exciting one.