Rob Holding is anticipating an entertaining conflict when Arsenal tackle Chelsea and their ‘thrilling strike pressure’.
The standout Boxing Day Premier League fixture sees the 2 London sides do battle on the Emirates Stadium.
There have been some memorable Arsenal vs Chelsea encounters through the years, with the perimeters sharing a fierce rivalry as followers from each side insist their membership is the largest within the nation’s capital.
Nonetheless, they’ve actually skilled contrasting fortunes thus far this season.
Regardless of a current lapse in type – which has seen them lose two of their final three league video games – Chelsea are firmly within the combine to complete within the high 4 and perhaps even problem the likes of Liverpool for the title.
Arsenal, nevertheless, have made a disastrous begin to 2020/21 – their worst begin to a marketing campaign since 1974 – as they discover themselves in 15th spot and simply 4 factors above the relegation zone.
Holding admits he and his teammates are cautious of Chelsea’s ‘thrilling’ strike pressure however insists Arsenal will play their very own sport when Frank Lampard’s facet come to go to.
“The previous current historical past of taking part in Chelsea have been excellent video games – a number of attracts and some wins so hopefully we will preserve that run going,” Holding solely instructed talkSPORT.
“We all know how thrilling they’re with the strike pressure and the gamers they’ve introduced in.
“What Frank Lampard has accomplished for them over this season and final season, he’s obtained an actual undertaking to what he’s constructing to what I believe they’re aiming to be and it’ll be an thrilling sport and now we have to respect them and play our sport.”
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