Tag: Rob Holding

Mustafi plays as Germany's defence wobbles, Chambers helps England win

Shkodran Mustafi and Calum Chambers both started and played the full 90 minutes in narrow victories for their respective countries.

Manchester United defender reportedly a target for Tottenham as well as...

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Tottenham Hotspur have entered the race to join Manchester United’s Chris Smalling, after losing out on Harry Maguire who signed for Leicester City this summer.

Does Calum Chambers have an Arsenal future?

Last season, Calum Chambers would have been excused for believing his Arsenal career was shot.

Arsenal in the summer: Complete run-down of Arsenal players in action

With so many Arsenal players potentially away on international duty, we took a look at the matches you should keep an eye out for this summer.

Arsenal at the Euros: Chambers features as others are benched

It was an uneventful day for Arsenal's representatives at the u21 European Championships as only one player out of three featured for their respective countries in Group A action on the opening day.

Arsenal want £13m defender for £10m while Milan clubs bid £8.7m

Arsenal face stiff competition from both AC Milan and Inter Milan for Danish centre back Simon Kjaer according to reports.

Preview of the UEFA U21 European Championships

The UEFA U21 European Championships are just around the corner and it's time for you to find out more about the competition and the Arsenal players looking to win it.

How Chelsea’s defensive revolution helped Arsenal find their way

This season, a new formation and tactical system swept the Premier League, and to some extent world football.

Holding relaxed ahead of the U21 European Championships: “I sleep like...

Arsenal defender Rob Holding says he's relaxed ahead of the U21 European Championships with England in Poland.

Sorry he didn’t cost £55m: Rob Holding season review

Rob Holding emerged as one of Arsenal's most exciting prospects this season.

4 Arsenal young stars get the nod for u21 European Championships

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The UEFA U21 European Championships in Poland begins in seven days, and Arsenal will have four representatives from three different countries at the summer tournament.

Arsenal legend Tony Adams criticises Man City's John Stones in latest...

Tony Adams has labelled Manchester City's John Stones as "over-hyped and overrated" in his latest controversial interview.

Arsenal duo get England u21 tournament nod

Rob Holding and Calum Chambers have been called to the England U21 squad for this summer's European Championships.

FA Cup hero rewarded with a new Arsenal contract

Arsenal fans will be thrilled to hear reports that Arsene Wenger is set to offer Rob Holding a new contract.

Did the Arsenal manager take another shot at Manchester City over...

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger spoke about his intentions in the transfer market and seemingly compared Rob Holding’s transfer fee to John Stones’ to prove spending doesn’t guarantee success. Or did he?

29 players rated but who topped Arsenal's Player Power Rankings?

With the 2016/17 season having come to a close, it's time to look at which Arsenal players were the most influential over the course of the campaign, as well as those who left a lot to be desired.

8 amazing ‘facts’ about Rob Holding

Rob Holding is better than Fabio Cannavaro, this we know with certainty. Here are eight other 'facts' you might not have known about the best centre-back in the world.

Alan Shearer: Arsenal brilliant against Chelsea, but must strengthen in every...

Alan Shearer has praised Arsenal’s performance against Chelsea, but stresses the need to strengthen in every department.

Rob Holding pinching himself over rapid rise from Bolton to Arsenal

From relegation with Bolton Wanderers to winning the FA Cup with Arsenal, Rob Holding has come a long way.

Xhaka, Mustafi, Holding, Lucas: Arsenal’s 2016/17 transfers rated

Arsène Wenger spent almost £100m on transfers last summer and with the campaign finally over, it's time to rate his acquisitions.

Rob Holding: Why I didn't leave Arsenal in January

Rob Holding has revealed that he was close to leaving Arsenal on-loan in January, but is delighted to have remained and given an extended opportunity to feature in recent months.

Arsenal fans furious at Holding’s omission from the England squad

Arsenal supporters reacted angrily after official confirmation that Rob Holding was not given his first senior call-up to the England squad.

Is this Arsenal defender vindication of Wenger's faith in youngsters?

Rob Holding continues to impress with Arsenal and has thanked manager Arsene Wenger for his show of faith, as he prepares to face Chelsea in Saturday's FA Cup Final.

£2m, 86% win ratio, clean sheet every 1.75 games: Which young...

Rob Holding
Since signing for Arsenal from Bolton in 2016, Rob Holding has shown time and time again why Arsene Wenger has reason to be very excited about his future.

Arsenal 21-year-old hailed after brilliant Stoke display

Rob Holding started his third successive Premier League fixture on Saturday against Mark Hughes' Stoke side and went from strength-to-strength with his defensive display.

Rob Holding responds to hearing his name chanted by Arsenal fans

Rob Holding was excellent again against Stoke as he cements himself as a real fan's favourite.

Holding: I supported West Ham against Tottenham, I’ll do it again...

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Olivier Giroud and Rob Holding spoke to Sky Sports at the end of Arsenal’s comprehensive win over Stoke on Saturday evening.

Former Arsenal defender: This player could become Arsenal captain

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Former Arsenal defender, Matty Upson, reckons that Rob Holding could be big for the Gunners in the future.

Blow me! Mesut Ozil & Arsenal do crossbar challenge with inflatable...

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Mesut Ozil, Rob Holding, Gabriel, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, and some random blokes called Mathieu Debuchy and Yaya Sanogo recently took part in the crossbar challenge with a twist.

Arsenal defender: This youngster still has to learn and grow

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Gabriel believes that Rob Holding has a bright future ahead of him but, given his age, still needs to learn and grow.

Elneny beats Alexis with trick shot goal

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Mohamed Elneny, Alexis Sanchez and Rob Holding all took part in YouTuber, ChrisMD's, 'Impossible goal line challenge' and you may be surprised at the results.

Wenger: This 21-year-old can be a star for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has hailed Rob Holding who returned to the squad when Shkodran Mustafi picked up his latest injury.

Juventus scout Hector Bellerin as Spain u21s win

Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding were both in international action on Monday night as we move in to the final stretch of the interlull.

Ramsey reminded of Stoke man's 'challenge' as Coleman's leg shatters

Aaron Ramsey played the full 90 minutes of Wales’ 0-0 draw with the Republic of Ireland in a game that saw Seamus Coleman stretchered off with his leg in pieces.

We want to win something this season says Arsenal new boy

Rob Holding
Despite the Premier League title appearing to have slowly slipped out of Arsenal's hands, centreback Rob Holding is still keen to win something this season.

Rob Holding bosses Chelsea with goal and assist as Arsenal u23s...

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Arsenal’s u23s beat Chelsea at London Colney on Friday afternoon thanks to goals from Rob Holding, Donyell Malen, Reiss Nelson and Danny Welbeck.

Arsenal defender - This is what Giroud can do in training

Olivier Giroud goal v Crystal Palace
Rob Holding recently looked back on Olivier Giroud's scorpion kick against Crystal Palace and revealed that the France international has actually done similar in training before.

Arsenal new boy delighted to be recognised on tube

Rob Holding
Since signing for Arsenal from Bolton Wanderers in the summer, Rob Holding has revealed he's now getting recognised on the tube.

Arsenal defender - This is how I control aggression

Rob Holding
Since his £2m move from Bolton Wanderers last summer, Rob Holding has settled into life in England's top flight well when called upon.

Arsenal star to miss Preston FA Cup game

Laurent Koscielny v Bournemouth
Laurent Koscielny will not play at the weekend against Preston North End because of the cramps he picked up on Tuesday night but he was likely going to get a rest anyway.

Best Arsenal signing 2016

Granit Xhaka
Arsenal made five signings in 2016 but which was the best?

Arsenal centreback set for January move - report

Rob Holding
According to a recent report in the Mirror, Arsenal are set to loan out Rob Holding in January with the centreback eager for more minutes at a competitive level.

“We did the job and PSG did not” says Arsenal leader

Laurent Koscielny v West Ham
Arsenal’s defensive pairing of Rob Holding and Laurent Koscielny spoke to the media immediately after the final whistle in Switzerland on Tuesday night.

'My agent told me Arsenal were interested' says 6ft2 defender

Rob Holding
Rob Holding has revealed that Calum Chambers told him 'it would be great to have you at the club' when the pair were together on England duty.

Watch: Arsenal starlets mess around on plane

Calum Chambers and Rob Holding appear the have formed a strong bond while away with the England u21s.

Doom and gloom for two Arsenal men as countries lose and...

Arsenal international duty
Two Arsenal players were in action for their countries on Monday evening.

Stunning tricks, first goals, superb passes + more – Arsenal international...

Arsenal international duty
With the international break in full swing, we take a look at the first-team players (including those out on-loan) who were called up to their respective countries in recent days.

Arsenal on international duty – who’s playing, where and when

Arsenal international duty
We're now into the third international break of a season that isn't even three months old, so who will be going where and for what?

Four Arsenal men feature for their countries

Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Takuma Asano and Hector Bellerin have all featured for their respective countries during the interlul so far.

Look: Arsenal duo reunite on way to national duty

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Rob Holding and Calum Chambers have linked up on their way to Kazakhstan with the rest of the England u21 squad.

Holding says thanks for 'great' 21st birthday as Arsenal beat Nottingham...

Rob Holding couldn't have asked for a better way to celebrate his 21st birthday - four goals, a cleansheet and another 90 minutes for The Arsenal.

‘This is the absolute peak’ says Arsenal centreback

Per Mertesacker
Per Mertesacker has written his first set of notes for the Arsenal matchday programme and it’s safe to say he’s more than a little chuffed with the whole thing.

Tuesday Arsenal recap – Agent Mesut Ozil, another new striker, Fifa...

The interlull is still in full swing but there's still a few bits of news wafting around here and there.

Arsenal new boys + youngsters set to face PSG in Champions...

The Arsenal squad set to face PSG on the 13th of September has been announced and there are a couple of - sort of - surprises.

Arsenal boss reveals potential move for defender after confirming Mustafi

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Calum Chambers could be leaving Arsenal on loan this season.

Five things Arsenal did this week that made us laugh (or...

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This week has, even by Arsenal's standards, been one of high comedy. A few observations

Wenger aims dig at Manchester City man’s transfer fee as he...

Arsene Wenger took a dig at the price Manchester City paid for John Stones while also taking aim at those calling for him to spend money, those who believe you can only buy good players if you pay a lot and basically anyone else who had some transfer-related questions in tetchy post-Leicester interviews.

'Arsenal defenders did well against Liverpool' claims Gunner

Petr Cech stood by Calum Chambers and Rob Holding following Arsenal's 4-3 loss against Liverpool on Sunday, insisting that they did well.

Monday Arsenal recap: Liverpool fall-out, Ramsey ruled out, surprising stats +...

Monday was all about the fall-out from Arsenal's 4-3 loss against Liverpool.

Player focus: Rob Holding shows potential v Liverpool

It was most definitely a day to forget for Arsenal v Liverpool, especially as we took the lead and squandered it in spectacular fashion.

Five reasons for Arsenal fans to be excited about new season...

With all the transfer doom and gloom surrounding Arsenal at the moment, it's easy to lose sight of reasons that we should actually get pretty excited about the new Premier League season starting on Saturday (Sunday for us).

Player ratings: Arsenal's young guns fire home as Gunners beat Manchester...

Alex Iwobi what once again fantastic during Arsenal's 3-2 win over Manchester City.

Tuesday Arsenal recap – Mustafi, Mahrez and Lacazette updates + more

Tuesday came with some pretty big Arsenal gossip updates.

Arsenal's new signing reveals Manchester United hero

Rob Holding has admitted that he models his game on former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand.

Monday Arsenal recap – Actual football, injuries, returns and new signings

With the new season just a couple of weeks away, Arsenal continued with their pre-season preparations by playing some actual football.

New arrival sets his sights on Arsenal first team place

Rob Holding seems like he has absolutely no intention of coming to Arsenal and waiting to take his chance.

Wenger admits star midfielder may not be fit for Liverpool

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Santi Cazorla may not be fit enough to face Liverpool on the opening day of the season as the midfielder continues to recover fully from a knee injury that wrecked last season for him.

Wenger hails ‘ideal’ win as Holding scores [with goal videos]

Arsene Wenger has hailed Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Chivas Guadalajara in the early hours of Monday morning as the ‘ideal preparation’ ahead of the new season.

Analysis: Rob Holding shows exactly why Arsenal purchased him

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When the deal was initially announced, it was met with surprised eyebrows from supporters and critics alike, but he has already impressed.

Friday Arsenal recap – Wenger confirms hunt for striker, Mustafi and...

On Friday, we beat the MLS All-Stars, Wenger confirmed we'd be signing a new attacking option and we dug into the latest with the Mahrez and Mustafi rumours.

Arsenal's new signing admits to pre-match 'jitters'

Rob Holding
Rob Holding played his first game for Arsenal against the MLS All-Stars on Friday and although he performed well, he admitted that he did suffer from some pre-match 'jitters'.

Wenger hails two new signings

Arsene Wenger has hailed his two new signings, Granit Xhaka and Rob Holding, following Arsenal's pre-season win over the MLS All-Stars.

Petr Cech urges Arsenal’s new signing to step up

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After Per Mertesacker was ruled out for up to five months with a knee injury he sustained in our pre-season match against RC Lens, Petr Cech has urged Arsenal's new signing, Rob Holding, to step up.

What we learnt: Arsenal vs MLS All-Stars

As Stephen Bradley already wrote this morning, we shouldn't read too much into what was partly an exhibition game for the MLS and partly an exercise in developing match fitness for Arsenal.

Player ratings v MLS All-Stars – Xhaka shines as Wilshere disappoints

It was an okay game with an okay result with Granit Xhaka integrating into the team straight away and others not showing up.

Have I been brainwashed by Arsene Wenger's transfer policy?

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Are Arsenal so focused on doing things right that they forget to do the right thing?

Wenger confirms he will buy after injury curse strikes again

Per Mertesacker
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Per Mertesacker will not feature for Arsenal for ‘months’ after undergoing surgery on a knee injury picked up in Lens.

Why Rob Holding’s vow to keep it simple for Arsenal is...

Our new signing, Rob Holding, has vowed to not take risks and to basically keep things simple when he's defending.

Monday recap: Boys in the USA, Lacazette update, Inter inquiry +...

Monday saw the Gunners jet off to the USA, as well as more developments in a few transfer stories.

Why Arsenal signing Rob Holding makes so much sense

With Arsenal's first pre-season fixture out of the way, the need for reinforcements for final third is as clear as ever. With all now quiet on the striker front, column inches pile up about Riyad Mahrez with a bewildering array of entirely contradictory theories emerging daily.

Watch: Arsenal's new signing shines for his country

Our newest signing, Rob Holding, is fairly unknown to most Gooners, unless you followed Bolton Wanderers last season. Here's a little something to wet your whistle until we get to see him in action.

Friday recap: Arsenal announce new signing, Lacazette update, unsettled Bellerin +...

Since we love a Friday announcement, Arsenal chose today to confirm the signing of Rob Holding. Oh yeah, and we played RC Lens.

Arsenal's new signing given interesting shirt number

Rob Holding has been given the #16 shirt, Aaron Ramsey's old number, according to the Arsenal website.

Look: Arsenal’s new signing dons kit

Rob Holding has officially signed for Arsenal and pictures of the defender wearing his shiny, new red kit have been released.

Arsenal announce new signing, promise more

Arsenal have announced the signing of Bolton Wanderers defender, Rob Holding.

Arsenal defender deal done, Bellerin agent mischief + more

With no actual football to talk about, real news is still very hard to come by out there. Over the course of the past 24...

Arsenal look to sign second after first deal agreed – report

Despite seeming to land Bolton’s Player of the Season, Rob Holding, Arsenal are apparently interested in bringing in another two young centre backs – Jason Denayer and Matthias Ginter.

All you need to know about Arsenal’s brilliant new defender

On Monday it was revealed that Arsenal had their bid for Bolton’s Rob Holding accepted and the player had already undergone a medical. Here's all you need to know about him.

Arsenal’s Monday: Defender deal done, Higuain and Mahrez to Arsenal latest,...

As is the norm lately, there wasn't much around in the way of actual news on Monday but the rumour mill wound itself up into overdrive.

Defender passes Arsenal medical, will be in first team squad –...

Bolton News are reporting that Arsenal have agreed a fee for Rob Holding and that the player has passed his medical.

Arsenal to make second central defender bid this week – report

Arsenal are going to make another attempt to sign Bolton’s Rob Holding this week with a new and improved offer according to the Sun.

Arsenal defender bid accepted for 20-year-old

Bolton have apparently accepted a £1.5m bid from Arsenal for central defender Rob Holding.

Strikers, defenders and more – Arsenal transfer gossip roundup

With the transfer window about to swing open and Arsenal expected to be very busy, it’s no surprise we’re seeing them linked with a host of players.

Arsenal £1.2m defender bid likely to fail

Arsenal have apparently bid £1.2m for Bolton’s 20-year-old defender, Rob Holding.

Arsenal told to cough up after first bid for defender is...

As the season drew to a close, Arsenal were linked with Bolton Wanderers defender Rob Holding.

Manager confirms Premier League move for Arsenal target

Arsenal, Everton and Bournemouth target, Rob Holding, was dropped by Bolton's interim manager, Jimmy Phillips, amid speculation that the centre-back is on his way to the Premier League.

Arsenal after Bolton defender – report

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Arsenal are allegedly interested in Bolton centre-back, Rob Holding.