Danny Welbeck has taken a parting shot at Manchester United by describing Arsenal as a team on the up.
are yet to win a competitive game under Louis van Gaal as they look to
improve upon last season's seventh-place finish as the Gunners reached
the Champions League for a 17th consecutive season.
parted with €20 million to bring Welbeck to the Emirates Stadium after
he was deemed surplus to requirements at Old Trafford, and the striker
is now eyeing silverware at the FA Cup winners.
When asked if
Arsenal are a team on the up, Welbeck told the club's official website:
"Yeah definitely. They've done well in recent years and last year we got
the FA Cup and I feel like it's time where we could really push on and
try and challenge for the Premier League title.
"I've got one medal and it's something that I really want to add to."
is confident he made the right decision to leave Old Trafford for the
Emirates Stadium and is keen to "move on" as he begin the next chapter
of his career.
He continued: "I've been at United ever since I was a little boy and I had a great time there.
just think this is the next stage of my development - to come to
Arsenal, to really show people what I can do as a footballer and
hopefully get to the place where I want to be.
"Things move on in
life and I think you've really got to make the right decision in the
situation that you're in at that moment in time. I really do believe
that coming to Arsenal is the right decision."