Arsenal defender Rob Holding signs new long-term contract

Rob Holding has signed a new contract with Arsenal. CREDIT: Arsenal FC

Rob Holding has signed a new contract with Arsenal. CREDIT: Arsenal FC - Credit: Archant

Arsenal defender Rob Holding has signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal.

Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez (left) and Arsenal's Rob Holding battle for the ball (pic Owen Humphr

Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez (left) and Arsenal's Rob Holding battle for the ball (pic Owen Humphreys/PA) - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

The 22-year-old defender joined the Gunners from Bolton Wanderers in July 2016 and made his debut against Liverpool in the opening match of the 2016/17 season.

He has since gone on to make 42 first-team appearances and helped the team win the Emirates FA Cup against Chelsea at Wembley Stadium last year.

Rob has five England Under-21 caps and was part of the squad that reached the semi-finals of the 2017 Uefa European Under-21 Championship in Poland.

A club spokesman said: “We would like to congratulate Rob on his new contract and look forward to his continued contribution in the coming years,” while the Arsenal Twitter account posted: “Big congratulations.”


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