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Arsenal: Fans delighted after what Rob Holding did before Madrid match

Arsenal: Fans delighted after what Rob Holding did before Madrid match - Arsenal

‘Should be knighted’, ‘Legend’ – Many Arsenal fans delighted by defender’s act of loyalty

Arsenal’s pre-season tour of the United States may have ended on a slightly sour note with their penalty shoot-out defeat to Real Madrid, but an act of quick thinking and loyalty from a Gunners defender had fans praising their player with delight.

Rob Holding was filmed on camera greeting supporters prior to their 2-2 draw with Real Madrid in Maryland, signing shirts before he was handed a Spurs shirt by a ‘fan’ – and quickly shot down the tunnel before making inky contact with the Tottenham jersey.

Response online has been rather kind towards Holding – who has recently returned to training following his long-term absence through injury – with many fans enjoying the sight of their player showing a certain amount of disdain towards their arch-rivals.

Some supporters have touted the 23-year-old as a future Arsenal captain – which may be a hot topic of late – off the back of his signing snub, while others are clearly taking to the centre-back by calling for knighthoods and statues to be commissioned in his honour.

While that reaction may be a little over the top, it looks like these Gunners fans foresee a very bright future indeed for Holding as he approaches full fitness at Arsenal:


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