West Ham plan £5m bid to sign Rob Holding on loan from Arsenal

October 18, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_img Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 15 Sep 2020 2:28 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link787Shares West Ham are preparing a move for Arsenal’s Rob Holding (Getty Images)West Ham are planning a £5 million bid to sign Rob Holding on loan from Arsenal, according to reports.The 24-year-old started at the heart of Arsenal’s defence for their Premier League opener on Saturday as the Gunners sealed a 3-0 win over Fulham.Holding has already attracted from Newcastle United this summer but Arsenal pulled the plug on his loan move to St James’ Park earlier this month.But according to The Sun, West Ham are planning to better Newcastle’s proposal by offering Arsenal a £5m fee to sign Holding on loan for the remainder of the campaign.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe report also claims that West Ham are willing to cover Holding’s wages, which would then free up space for Arsenal to make new signings.West Ham have submitted a £30m bid for James Tarkowski but Burnley are holding out for a £50m fee. Comment West Ham plan £5m bid to sign Rob Holding on loan from Arsenal Rob Holding helped Arsenal keep a clean sheet in their win over Fulham (Getty Images)Meanwhile, Mikel Arteta said after Arsenal’s win over Fulham that he plans to keep Holding at the club this season.‘I said to him, change your mind because you are not going anywhere,’ Arteta told BT Sport.‘Now why would I have to let him go? You are already playing so what else do you want?’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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