INJURED Bolton Wanderers midfielder Stuart Holden has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Karalyn West.

Holden announced the news on Twitter with a picture of the couple on the beach.

He tweeted: "In better news - excited to spend the rest of my life with you! @KaralynWest".

She also tweeted the picture, saying: "So... THIS HAPPENED! Love You Mr. @stuholden."