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Rob Holding set to make Arsenal comeback against either Aston Villa or Nottingham Forest 

Rob Holding set to make Arsenal comeback against either Aston Villa or Nottingham Forest

  • Rob Holding set to make his comeback against Aston Villa or Nottingham Forest 
  • The defender hasn’t played a first-team game since December due to injury 
  • Holding travelled with Arsenal squad but wasn’t involved vs Eintracht Frankfurt 

Unai Emery is ready to hand Rob Holding his comeback in one of Arsenal‘s next two matches.

Holding travelled with the first team for the first time since suffering a knee injury in December for Thursday’s Europa League trip to Frankfurt.

He was ultimately left out of Emery’s 18-man match day squad with the Gunners being patient with the centre-back and determined not to rush his return.

Rob Holding is set to make his Arsenal comeback against Aston Villa or Nottingham Forest

But head coach Emery said: ‘He is ready to play. We are going to play on Sunday against Aston Villa and on Tuesday against Nottingham Forest [in the Carabao Cup].

‘These two matches, we can decide in one or the other, if he is going to play.’

Holding wasn’t involved as…