Tottenham 1-0 Arsenal: Kane header wins game for Spurs

The Gunners can still qualify for the Champions League should they win the Europa League, as Manchester United did last season, and Keown believes that is where Wenger should now be concentrating his efforts. Fortunately, for Wenger's men, with Tottenham playing their home games at Wembley this season while White Hart Lane is rebuilt, it will be the first north London derby at the national stadium since 1993.

The home side looked very risky going forward with their star quartet of Kane, Dele Alli, Son Heung Min and Christian Eriksen outshining their Arsenal counterparts during a cagey first half. "But we have to fight as long as we have a mathematical chance".

"To have the impact Harry has had is so hard and that is why for me he is one of the greatest strikers". "He is a super striker, one of the best in the world who scores against everyone", Wenger claimed. "It's so good to have him in our side".

Ozil was regularly seen pressing and harrying the impressive Mousa Dembele, keeping his shape in the process, while Mkhitaryan on the other wing looked disinterested, letting Kieran Trippier stroll past him at will, exposing Nacho Monreal in the process.

"The problem is about his fitness, no?" Arsenal players and fans are no doubt sick of the sight of the Englishman.

"On that front, as much as I can be harsh with the referees, on that front I am quite tolerant with the referees because when you watch a game live it is very hard at 100 percent pace to distinguish whether it is a dive or not", he added.

Mohamed Elney and Granit Xhaka will fill holding roles, with it up to them to help contain the considerable attacking threat posed by Spurs.


"I have no complaint", Wenger was quoted as saying.

Defender Danny Rose and midfielder Harry Winks are also fit, boosting the manager's options.

"I don't think he leaves in the summer, maybe next summer".

"I don't take like a criticism, it is your opinion".

As SunSport revealed, Newport's FA Cup dossier on Spurs was on the money - yet it appears Arsenal's players were denied some basic information.

He said Spurs chairman Daniel Levy "pays for me to make decisions, not to make the people happy".


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