By Lloyd Webb

Arsène Wenger says he has learnt a lot about Danny Welbeck’s character after observing how he dealt with his injury.

The England international marked his return from 10 months out following knee surgery by scoring a last-gasp winner against Leicester City.

I think he has become a stronger man with what happened to him

Arsène Wenger

Welbeck could feature in Saturday's FA Cup fifth-round tie against Hull City and Wenger has been impressed with how he has handled his recovery.

“It’s always a good observation of character and the resilience of a person when they are injured for such a long time,” he said.

"You look at how he resists the stress of not being able to play, how much he can respond with the effort he puts into his rehab, and how focused he can be every day when he goes step by step slowly.

“I think he has become a stronger man with what happened to him. He is already experienced, physically he is back to his best, so I believe the best is still to come for him."

Welbeck celebrations
Welbeck celebrations

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19 Feb 2016