Well, it’s the big one. Arsenal v Tottenham. The first North London Derby of the season and it comes at an excellent time for the Gunners. Arsenal are on excellent form and are welcoming back a number of players from injury while their North London rivals haven’t won in over a month and could be without three of their most important players.
Matchday: Team News – Predicted Lineup – Betting Preview
Match: Arsenal v Tottenham
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): Sun 6 Nov 12:00
Here’s how we think Arsenal will line up:
GK) Petr Cech
The Czech stopper will undoubtedly return between the sticks on Sunday afternoon. Petr Cech is one of just three players to have played every Premier League match for the Gunners this season and that should continue.
RB) Hector Bellerin
The other two players to have taken part in every league match this season are Alexis Sanchez and Hector Bellerin. The right-back missed out in midweek but we expect he will return to the starting lineup on Sunday.
CB) Laurent Koscielny
The Frenchman will captain Arsenal once again. Laurent Koscielny will need another good performance on Sunday whether he is playing against Harry Kane or not.
CB) Shkodran Mustafi
Shkodran Mustafi will keep his place in the back four. The German will be getting his first taste of a North London Derby and hopefully, he will cope with the pressure.
LB) Nacho Monreal
Nacho Monreal has missed the last two matches but we expect he will return on Sunday. Kieran Gibbs filled in for the Spaniard but with the Englishman’s potential shoulder injury, we expect Monreal to be passed fit and take part.