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West ham ready to offer £5million loan fee for Arsenal defender

West Ham are reportedly ready to make a move to try to sign defender Rob Holding on loan from London rivals Arsenal.

According to reports in London , West ham United are prepared to offer £5million to take the Arsenal centre-back on a season-long loan.

LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 12: Rob Holding of Arsenal breaks past Ican Cavaleiro of Fulham during the Premier League match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage on September 12, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

The report explains that West ham manager David Moyes wants to sign a new defender in this current transfer window and the club could afford a loan for him, before possibly looking to sign him the following year.

It is claimed that Arsenal could potentially allow their 24-year-old to exit on loan due to their numerous options in the heart of defence.

With injuries currently affecting the Arsenal squad, Holding has played the opening two games of the season and impressed in back-to-back wins.

Mikel Arteta’s team defeat Liverpool in the FA Community Shield in the season curtain-raiser and followed that up by beating Fulham 3-0 over the weekend in the first game of the league season.

Meanwhile, West Ham lost 2-0 at home to Newcastle United in their opening match and there is a lot of negativity currently surrounding the London side. And one of that is the defense line.

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