According to the Mirror, Rob Holding is set to be offered a new deal by Arsenal
The centre-back penned a contract extension, tying him to the club until 2023, as recently as last May but is set to be rewarded with a pay bump by Unai Emery after impressing in the first third of the season.
The show of faith will no doubt be welcomed by the 23-year-old who is currently sidelined by an ACL injury sustained in the 2-2 draw with Manchester United in December.
Holding has made 60 appearances for Arsenal since signing from Bolton as an unknown quantity in 2016. He went on to make a name for himself at the end of his first season with a stellar performance in the 2017 FA Cup final win over Chelsea.
While the defender found it difficult to get game time during Arsene Wenger’s final year, he worked his way back into the fold this campaign and was fundamental to this season’s 22-game unbeaten run.
With doubts over the long-term future of Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny turning 34 in September, he’s definitely well placed to be a key player in years to come. Here’s hoping he comes back strong.