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Mikel Arteta makes late U-turn on the future of Rob Holding as he is now considering to keep him

Mikel Arteta makes late U-turn on the future of Rob Holding as he pulls plug on Newcastle loan deal with defender impressing Arsenal boss

  • Mikel Arteta has had second thoughts about allowing Rob Holding to leave
  • Newcastle wanted to borrow Holding and add him to their influx of new faces
  • The two clubs held talks with Arsenal manager Arteta prepared to let him go
  • However, Holding has taken his chance to impress Arteta and may now stay

Mikel Arteta has had second thoughts about allowing Rob Holding to leave Arsenal on loan this season.

Newcastle wanted to borrow Holding and add him to their influx of new faces ahead of the upcoming campaign.

The two clubs held talks with Arsenal manager Arteta initially prepared to let Holding leave after adding William Saliba, Pablo Mari and Gabriel Magalhaes to his squad.

Mikel Arteta has had second thoughts about allowing Rob Holding to leave Arsenal on loan

The two clubs held talks with Arsenal manager Arteta initially prepared to let Holding leave

The two clubs held talks with Arsenal manager Arteta initially prepared to let Holding leave

Their arrivals at the Emirates took Arteta’s pool of natural centre…