Arsenal has disclosed that Danny Welbeck will be leaving after the end of the season following an announcement on the pitch.
The English international is out of contract this summer, and no official decision has been regarding his future at the club.
During the post-match presentation after Gunners drew 1-1 against Brighton, it was revealed that the midfielder would be available on a free transfer.
Chairman Sir Chips Keswick made the announcement on the PA system: “His presence will be missed in the dressing room.”
Following the press conference where Unai Emery also affirmed his exit.
The Spaniard said: “I spoke with the club and the decision is he is going to leave.”
So far, Welbeck has made 206 appearances for Gunners till now and scoring 42 goals and provided 20 assists.
Since joining from Manchester United in 2014, Welbeck has made only 14 appearances for the club being plagued with the injury in the finals season. Most of the season Welbeck has been out of the action and is still recovering from the groin injury.
He was the part of the Gunners 2017 FA Cup winning squad and also finished as runners up next year.
It’s unsure if he will make a move to Newcastle where he is linked to according to the rumours.