Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been handed a major injury boost with one of his injured defenders set to return to action later this month.

The Gunners boss watched his side struggle to defend properly last season as they missed out on a place in the top four of the Premier League for the third season in a row.

Emery tried to rectify that problem by securing the signing of David Luiz from Chelsea but the Brazilian has not proven to be reliable so far in his Arsenal career.

Thus, players like Rob Holding, who has not made an appearance for the first team since December last year, will be needed to patch up Arsenal’s leaky defence.

The Englishman has been working on a comeback from his long-term knee injury and according to a report by Football.London, he is set to make his return to action after the international break.

Holding recently featured for the club’s youth team to improve his match fitness and the promising centre-back is finally expected to make his first team return later this month.

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