Tim Sherwood makes exciting prediction for Tottenham fans ahead of Arsenal clash

Gus Poyet

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Thursday that his side needs to maintain their strength at home in order to make up ground on the teams above them in the Premier League.

Victories over Real Madrid and Crystal Palace ahead of the global break have left Mauricio Pochettino's side in a good position in both the Premier League and Champions League as they look to push on from their encouraging finishes to the past two campaigns.

Arsenal could welcome back two key players for Saturday's crucial North London Derby on Saturday.

The Gunners are now four points behind Mauricio Pochettino's men and 12 behind Premier League leaders Manchester City.

But the medical bench isn't quite as jam-packed as it could be as Mousa Dembele and Jan Vertonghen should be fit.

With Spurs' injury problems I'm tempted to side with Arsenal at odds-against but it is hard to write off Tottenham with the likes of Denmark's hat-trick hero Christian Eriksen among their ranks.

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For what seems like the first time in decades, Tottenham is widely regarded as a clear favorite even though the match is taking place at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium.

For the hosts, Olivier Giroud is expected to be absent due to a minor injury while Shkodran Mustafi and Danny Welbeck will be assessed having returned to training.

Indeed, Tottenham have dropped 37 points from leading positions in Premier League games against Arsenal, more than any other side has against another in the competition's history.

Kane has scored in all five of his Premier League appearances against Arsenal, netting six goals in total.

"Success is ultimately winning trophies".

Kane will be expecting to feature for Mauricio Pochettino's men when the Lilywhites travel to The Emirates to take on Arsenal on Saturday lunchtime.

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