Rob Holding

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Robert Samuel Holding (born 20 September 1995) is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Premier League club Arsenal.

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Rob Holding
Holding playing for Arsenal in 2018
Personal information
Full name Robert Samuel Holding[1]
Date of birth (1995-09-20) 20 September 1995 (age 27)[2]
Place of birth Stalybridge, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.89 m)[3]
Position(s) Centre-back[4]
Club information
Current team
Number 16
Youth career
0000–2014 Bolton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2016 Bolton Wanderers 26 (1)
2015Bury (loan) 1 (0)
2016– Arsenal 90 (1)
International career
2016–2017 England U21 5 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 23:44, 22 January 2023 (UTC)

Holding progressed through the Bolton Wanderers youth system, making his senior debut in April 2015 while on loan at Bury. After one season in the Bolton first team, he signed for Premier League club Arsenal in July 2016, for £2 million. He has won the FA Cup and the FA Community Shield twice each with the club. Holding has represented England at under-21 level and was part of the team that won the Toulon Tournament in 2016.