In his post-match e-mail from the Emirates. Steve Bruce gets it about right and salutes Danny Welbeck’s heartening return …
Our resilience was back, which was good to see. We needed a big performance because we let ourselves down at Everton last week.
I’m very pleased for the players. They got what they deserved. The last 10 or 15 minutes were a bit hairy but I thought we merited something from the game.
We still had our moments and some of our football was good. We looked a threat on the break and everyone stuck it at.
Hearts were in mouths in the last few minutes but we deserved something for our performance.
We got a little bit of luck and a clean sheet. The result gets us off 37 points – we’ve been stuck there for ages.
It was great to see Danny Welbeck back and he’s given everyone a lift.
The whole training ground has been lifted since he came back in on Thursday.
He’s a very likeable young lad and gives you that bit of quality.
He nearly got a wonder goal to win it for us.
The reaction from the fans when he came on was great – they know a good player when they see one.
We’ve missed Danny and it’s great to see him back.
All the best,