Holding relaxed around Cech

Holding relaxed around Cech

Arsenal defender Rob Holding insists that playing in front of experienced goalkeeper Petr Cech makes him feel more relaxed.

The 20-year-old joined the north London club over the summer from Bolton and was handed starts in the opening three Premier League games.

However, the arrival of Shkodran Mustafi has forced him down the pecking order since the return to action following the international break.

Holding admitted that he felt more relaxed than ever in the Arsenal backline in the knowledge that he was being supported by a world-class goalkeeper.

“With Cech in goal, he gives you that security that if you make a mistake he’s going to pull off a top-class save and he’s done that for many years.” Holding said. “He makes you more relaxed.”