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Rob Holding has signed a new contract at Arsenal that should secure his future at the club until 2025.

The centre-back, who was the subject of a loan bid from Newcastle last summer, has seen his fortunes turn around despite heavy competition among Mikel Arteta’s backline. His new deal, which will be confirmed in the next couple of days, runs to 2024 with the option of an extra 12 months. It will extend his spell at Arsenal to nine years if seen through to its conclusion.

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