Tottenham vs. Arsenal: Preview, Team News & Predictions

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Tottenham Hotspur meets local rivals Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday, as the north London sides battle at Wembley Stadium.

The pair is outside of the UEFA Champions League positions in England, and both need to start to accumulate wins down the home stretch of the campaign.

Arsenal head to Wembley to face Spurs having not beaten their rivals in the Premier League at White Hart Lane since 2014.

The Gunners are four points and one place adrift of their neighbours as they sit sixth heading into the north London derby.

But Wenger’s men have won their last nine games at the national stadium, including a penalty shoot-out victory over Chelsea in this season’s Community Shield and the Frenchman is pleased to be back at Wembley.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has no injuries to contend with for the match.

January signing Lucas Moura could make the squad after working on his fitness this week while Toby Alderweireld is in line to start after playing 90 minutes against Newport on Wednesday.

Harry Winks, Serge Aurier and Danny Rose all returned in the FA Cup fourth-round win in midweek and are also in contention

Arsenal could be without Petr Cech for the match.

The experienced goalkeeper was forced off in the win over Everton with a calf problem and has not trained since as David Ospina prepares to deputize.

Nacho Monreal also came off in that 5-1 victory due to illness but should be available to retain his place while Danny Welbeck (hip) is back in contention. Santi Cazorla (Achilles) remains a long-term absentee.

Here is how you can watch the game:

Date: Saturday, Feb. 10

Time: 12:30 p.m. (GMT)/7:30 a.m. (ET)

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