Report: Arsenal make £1.2 million move for Rob Holding, Wenger confident of deal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal seem keen on a move for the Bolton Wanderers youngster.

Arsenal manager Arsene WengerArsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger is confident of securing a deal for highly rated Bolton youngster Rob Holding for £1.2 million, reports the Sun.

Arsenal have been monitoring the talented centre-back throughout the Championship this past season, as he starred despite their relegation.

They have seemingly been sufficiently impressed what they have seen from the young defender, despite the fact the Trotters ended up in League One.

Bolton Wanderers Rob Holding and Leeds United's Mirco AntenucciBolton Wanderers Rob Holding and Leeds United's Mirco Antenucci

The Gunners have now reportedly launched a bid for services, as they look to beat competition from other Premier League clubs for his services.

According to the Sun, they have made an official £1.2 million offer for Holding, with that deal including performance related add-ons to boost that price.

Bolton's Rob Holding in action with Eastleigh's Kaid MohamedBolton's Rob Holding in action with Eastleigh's Kaid Mohamed

The same report indicates that Wenger is confident of completing the move and making him their second signing of the summer transfer window.

They completed a big money move for Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka this week in what is gearing up to be a busy summer for the club.

Many are anticipating that there will be a number of arrivals at the club and Gunners fans will surely be hoping that there are bigger names than Holding arriving at the club.

Borussia Moenchengladbach's Granit Xhaka in actionBorussia Moenchengladbach's Granit Xhaka in action

 

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