Crystal Palace Defender Rob Holding Unimpressed with Tunnel Chat During Manchester United vs Newcastle Match
Crystal Palace defender Rob Holding expressed his dissatisfaction while watching the match between Manchester United and Newcastle on TNT Sports. Holding, a former Arsenal player, witnessed Anthony Gordon’s goal that led to Manchester United’s defeat at St James’ Park.
Holding, who was once a transfer target for Newcastle, eagerly watched the match while resting before Crystal Palace’s game against West Ham on Sunday.
During the pre-match coverage on TNT Sports, Holding paid attention to various interesting topics. One of them included the success stories of Kobbie Mainoo at Manchester United and Lewis Miley at Newcastle.
However, there was one segment of the pre-match chat that didn’t sit well with Holding.
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Former Newcastle and Tottenham star Jermaine Jenas joined host Lynsey Hipgrave in the players’ tunnel just before the game. The pair discussed the upcoming clash while players like Harry Maguire and Miguel Almiron prepared themselves.
On a chilly night in Tyneside, the warmth of the tunnel conversation may have been welcome, but Holding didn’t appreciate it. He took to Instagram and posted, “Not sure about chatting in the tunnel as the players are walking out [face palm emoji].”