Rob Holding and Hector Bellerin react to impressive comebacks against Nottingham Forest

first_imgAdvertisement Rob Holding and Hector Bellerin both impressed on their returns as Arsenal beat Nottingham Forest (Picture: Getty)Rob Holding and Hector Bellerin were both overjoyed after making impressive comebacks in Arsenal’s 5-0 thumping of Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup.The defensive duo, along with summer signing Kieran Tierney, all returned from injuries in style as Unai Emery’s side cruised into the last-16 in comprehensive fashion.Gabriel Martinelli completed a brace, with Arsenal’s opening and final goals on Tuesday night, but Holding’s goal in the 71st produced the loudest roar from the Emirates faithful.Just moments after taking the captain’s armband from Mesut Ozil, the centre-back buried a powerful header past Forest goalkeeper Arijanet Muric.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityBellerin came on to a standing ovation shortly after Holding’s goal and – not to be outdone – provided an exquisite assist for Joe Willock from the right flank.Reiss Nelson added a fourth from close-range in the 84th minute and Martinelli scored his second in the dying moments of the clash.‘Best feeling in the world, honoured to wear the armband!’ Holding told his followers on Twitter after the win.Top work from the boys tonight! You knowww!!! #COYG’Best feeling in the world, honoured to wear the armband! Top work from the boys tonight! You knowww!!! 🎶#COYG pic.twitter.com/kKqzvRigmM— Rob Holding (@RobHolding95) September 24, 2019 Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 24 Sep 2019 10:34 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisement Bellerin tweeted: ‘No words. Just pure emotion!!! What a way to come back. ‘Shout out to Rob Holding!! Thank you everyone for the support and love.’ #COYG’No words. Just pure emotion!!! What a way to come back. Shout out to @RobHolding95!! Thank you everyone for the support and love ❤️❤️ #COYG pic.twitter.com/rPp1oFeEJp— Héctor Bellerín (@HectorBellerin) September 24, 2019center_img Comment Speaking to Sky Sports after the final whistle, Holding said: ‘I was over the moon when I was told I was vice-captain.‘When Mesut came off and passed the armband over I was so happy with that.‘Then it went perfectly again. Reiss put in a good ball and I managed to put my head on it.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesOn Bellerin’s return, Holding added: ‘He came on straight away, had a touch and shot and ricochets out and he slides in for the assist.‘So he’ll be over the moon with that. And Calum Chambers as well, three assists!’MORE: Rhian Brewster reveals Jurgen Klopp blocked Liverpool loan move Rob Holding and Hector Bellerin react to impressive comebacks against Nottingham Forestlast_img

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