Arsenal's Rob Holding ruled out for up to nine months with knee injury

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Arsenal's Rob Holding is taken off on a stretcher

Collection centre-back Rob Holding has actually been eliminated for as much as 9 months after he burst the former cruciate ligament in his left knee on

Wednesday.The 23-year-old endured the injury in the Gunners’ 2-2 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford.Holding had made 16

appearances for Unai Emery’s side this period.

“Rob will certainly go through surgical treatment in the coming days and rehabilitation is anticipated to take in between 6 to nine months,” stated a Toolbox declaration.

“Everybody at the club will certainly now be functioning as tough as we can to make sure Rob is back on the pitch as soon as feasible.”

“Gutted to get harmed throughout a solid duration for the team!” said Holding, that likewise added his many thanks to “all the fans, players and also employee for the support throughout the previous number of days”.

Holding underwent tests in London adhering to the crash with United’s Marcus Rashford nine minutes before half-time.

The injury is the current defensive problem for Arsenal, who remain without centre-back Laurent Koscielny as well as left-back Nacho Monreal.The Gunners,

that are unbeaten in their last 20 matches in all competitions, fell to 5th in the table after their 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.They host Huddersfield in the Premier League on Saturday. BBC Sport – Football