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EPL Preview: Arsenal vs. Tottenham Hotspur (North London Derby)



The season has just begun and already the most fiercest rivalry is upon us. Yes folks, it’s time for the North London Derby. It has been a very different kind of summer for both Arsenal and Tottenham as in one hand, Spurs have spent and re-invested all of their money from the sale of Gareth Bale to Real Madrid on buying quality players and breaking their transfer record three times in the same window whereas on the other hand, Arsenal are yet to spend a single penny and all the Arsenal fans are having to satisfy themselves with just Sonogo and Flamini who have come on free transfers. 

But, the summer business won’t define this match as this is a Derby game and in a derby match, everything depends on the desire and commitment to win. Last season, Arsenal had once again beat Tottenham to secure a top 4 position but since the last couple of years Tottenham have come closer to us and are pushing to get into the top 4. They are now a top threat in the English Premier League. With just a couple of days left in the transfer window, Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger must try to add a few quality players in order to compete on all fronts this season but he also have to motivate his players to beat Spurs not only to continue their winning momentum but also to prove a point that Arsenal are going nowhere…

Team news: Ramsey and Wilshere are available while Lukas Podolski is out for 8-10 weeks with a hamstring injury.