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Barcelona re interested in signing promising Arsenal defender Rob Holding and according to Sport, the blaugrana have already made contact with the with Arsenal over the signing of the 21-year-old centre-back.
The Tameside, United Kingdom born defender switched West Brom Albion with Soutampton this past summer for £2.5 million and has impressed in his 3 appearances with the club so far this season, managing one goal during the summer pre-season match.
The LaLiga giants are looking add depth to their defensive line given that the likes of Gerard Pique and Javier Mascherano are over 30 (Pique turns 30 next February) and Samuel Umtiti is the only replacement at Luis Enriques’ disposal.
The 21-year-old former Bolton defender has yet to make senior debut with his national team but is the only player backed to join the Nou Camp outfit by everybody in Barcelona’s control room. The Spanish news outlet points out how good relationships between Arsenal and Barcelona could help the LaLiga giants to snatch the signature of the promising defender for mouth-watering price.