Soccer-Arsenal sign England forward Welbeck from Man United

LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Arsenal confirmed they had signed England forward Danny Welbeck from Premier League rivals Manchester United as the transfer window closed on Monday.

"Everyone at Arsenal welcomes Danny to the club and looks forward to his contribution in an Arsenal shirt this season," the team said on its website (www.arsenal.com). (Reporting by Ian Ransom; Editing by Nick Mulvenney)