Sir Alex offers helping hand

Manchester United striker Welbeck joins Preston

January 25, 2010
By Soccernet staff
League Championship side Preston North End have signed Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck on loan for the rest of the season.

United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has allowed his son, Darren, to make Welbeck his first signing as Preston's new manager.

The 19-year-old striker, who signed a four-year contract extension with United in December, goes straight into the North End squad in time for Tuesday's trip to Peterborough.

Manchester-born Welbeck, who came through the ...

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