Aaron Ramsey sends class message to ‘skip’ Rob Holding after long-awaited Arsenal return

first_img Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 25 Sep 2019 8:35 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link861Shares Advertisement Advertisement Aaron Ramsey sends class message to ‘skip’ Rob Holding after long-awaited Arsenal return Commentcenter_img Holding enjoyed a memorable return to action against Nottingham Forest (Picture: Getty)The goal opened the floodgates and manager Unai Emery hailed his return as ‘perfect’, while former teammate Ramsey – who struck up a good friendship with Holding off the pitch – was delighted to see his old pal back in action.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Bobby… so good to see you back and getting on the score sheet. Love it skip,’ wrote the Juventus midfielder on Instagram.Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who also struck up a great relationship with Holding at Arsenal, also sent him a message on Instagram, writing ‘Love it Bob’ after his return to action.Holding is expected to apply serious pressure to David Luiz and Sokratis for a place in the Arsenal back-line, with the side having struggled defensively this season, and Emery was full of praise for the centre-back.Best feeling in the world, honoured to wear the armband! Top work from the boys tonight! You knowww!!! 🎶#COYG pic.twitter.com/kKqzvRigmM— Rob Holding (@RobHolding95) September 24, 2019 ‘It is perfect to have more options at centre back after his spirit, his positive minutes. Every day in training he helps us to have more performances like a team,’ said the Spaniard.‘He needed to take minutes and confidence. Tonight, the first match after playing with the Under-23s, was a perfect match. He was a little tired at the end, but he scored and he’s happy tonight. We’re happy with him.’Should Rob Holding start for Arsenal at centre-back?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMore: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal The Juventus midfielder was delighted to see his old teammate return to action (Picture: Getty)Aaron Ramsey was thrilled to see old teammate Rob Holding make his return from injury on Tuesday night, with the centre-back scoring in Arsenal’s 5-0 demolition of Nottingham Forest.Holding has been sidelined for over nine months after rupturing his ACL against Manchester United last December, having been in impressive form prior to his injury and nailing down a first team place.He was picked to start against Forest in the Carabao Cup and doubled Arsenal’s lead in the 71st minute with a towering header, having been given the armband just moments earlier when Mesut Ozil was subbed off.last_img

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