Tag: Holding

‘Holding better than Gabriel and Mustafi’ claims Arsenal legend

Ian Wright believes that Arsenal defender Rob holding deserves to be ahead of both Shkodran Mustafi and Gabriel Paulista. The Gunners signed both Mustafi and Holding last summer for contrasting values, with the former costing a whopping  £35 Million, compared to only  £2.5 Million for the young Englishman. The German international became an instant hit […]

Has Arsenal’s Rob Holding gone backwards?

Arsene Wenger overlooked Rob Holding for a starting spot in yesterday’s FA Cup tie with Preston North End, which came as a huge surprise for me, and I’m sure many others. The 21 year-old joined the club from Bolton in the summer for a reported £2.5 Million, and ended up starting the Premier League season […]

Should Arsenal let Rob Holding go to Aston Villa?

Arsenal’s defence isn’t having the greatest of times at the moment, with the Gunners failing to keep a Premier League clean sheet since our 0-0 draw with Middlesbrough. However despite this, I’m still confident that this is the strongest defence we’ve had for quite some time and I think that’s largely due to the experience […]

Arsenal injury problems eased by major Bellerin boost

I know that the Arsenal squad does still contain the France international right back Matthieu Debuchy, as the pictures on the Arsenal website of the players training before the Burnley match reminded us, while Rob Holding the young summer signing from Bolton Wanderers has played in the position as well as his more usual central […]

Rob Holding tells Arsenal fans what to expect from him!

Holding tells Arsenal fans what to expect from him! When Rob Holding signed for Arsenal from Bolton he was named a classic conventional Arsene Wenger style signing given that he was young, cheap and held plenty of promise. Many expected him to be a quiet player ahead of the upcoming season and it seemed likely […]