Daniel Nii Tackie Mensah "Danny" Welbeck is an English footballer who plays for Manchester United and the England national team. Primarilya centre forward, he has proved his versatility by playing on the wing as well. Welbeck made his way through the youth teams at Manchester United before making his senior debut in 2008 and scoring in the process. He has since won the 2008–09 Football League Cup and the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup. Welbeck made his competitive debut for the Manchester United first-team on 23 September 2008, starting up front in the team's League Cup. On 23 September 2009, Welbeck scored his first goal of the 2009–10 season and first in the League Cup; he hit the only goal of the game in the Third Round against Wolverhampton Wanderers. In 2010, he was loaned off to Preston North End till the end of the 2009–10 season. On 12 August 2010, Sunderland signed the United striker on loan for the duration of the 2010–11 season. On 14 November, Welbeck scored his first Sunderland goal as he completed the scoring in a 3–0 away victory over Chelsea.