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Arsenal fans react as report claims Rob Holding could face a month out

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Arsenal fans react as report claims Rob Holding could face a month out

Arsenal fans have been reacting to a report from the Daily Mail that has claimed defender Rob Holding could miss the next three to four weeks though injury.

The Englishman was down to start for the Gunners against Manchester City on Saturday, but pulled up during the warm up.

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He was replaced by David Luiz at the last minute, and fans  have been waiting for an update.

Well now it seems that it isn’t the best news, with Holding looking at a potential month on the sidelines to recover from his hamstring issue.

It is a real shame for Holding, who – against the odds – has been a regular in the starting XI so far in 2020/21.

There was talk he would join Newcastle United on loan during the transfer window, but Mikel Arteta supposedly blocked the move after deciding he wanted to keep him.

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£25,000-a-week star Holding (Spotrac) had been quite solid for the Gunners operating on the right side of a back three, but will now need replacing.

Luiz will likely be the chosen one, with Gabriel Magalhaes on Kieran Tierney’s positions in the team already pretty nailed on.

On social media, Arsenal fans expressed their frustration over the Holding development:

 
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