Arsenal defender Rob Holding sends message on Twitter

Rob Holding of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal defender Rob Holding suffered a long-term injury against Manchester United.

Rob Holding of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal central defender Rob Holding has taken to Twitter to send a message following the announcement of his injury.

As announced on BBC Sport, Holding will be out of action for up to nine months after he ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

The 23-year-old central defender suffered the injury during Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with Manchester United in the Premier League on Wednesday evening.

 

The former Bolton Wanderers star has taken to Twitter to express his disappointment at the long-term injury, and has thanked the fans, players and staff members.

Blow for Arsenal

Holding is a very good and promising young defender who has been playing well for Arsenal in recent weeks.

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min (R) goes down in the area after a challenge from Arsenal's English defender Rob Holding (L) for a penalty during the English Premier...

The long-term injury to the Englishman will come as a blow to the Gunners and especially to the player himself, as it will stunt his progress.

Arsenal are fifth in the Premier League table at the moment with 31 points from 15 matches, level on points with fourth-placed Chelsea and 10 points behind leaders Manchester City.

Joshua King of AFC Bournemouth scores his team's first goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal FC at Vitality Stadium on November 25, 2018 in Bournemouth,...

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