Arsenal Welcome Back Key Defender
Arsenal have received a major injury boost ahead of their Europa League group stage opener against Frankfurt on Thursday.
The team welcomed back defender, Rob Holding from a long-term injury. The player had been building fitness with the Gunners’ under-23 team but has now made a full return to the senior team.
So good to have you back with us, Rob ?
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) September 19, 2019
Meanwhile, as previously reported by Naija News, Holding was named in the team squad that travelled to take on Frankfurt in their Europa League clash.
The game would kick off at 5:55 pm on Thursday, with Group F rivals Standard Liege and Vitoria facing off in Belgium.
Arsenal full squad:
Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno, Emiliano Martinez.
Defenders: Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Calum Chambers, Skhodran Mustafi, Rob Holding, David Luiz, Sead Kolasinac.
Midfielders: Matteo Guendouzi, Lucas Torreira, Joe Willock, Granit Xhaka, Dani Ceballos, Emile Smith Rowe.
Attackers: Gabriel Martinelli, Reiss Nelson, Nicolas Pepe, Bukayo Saka, Pierre-Emrick Aubameyang.