It’s huge in north London, with Spurs fans relishing a derby for once. Also: will Man Utd’s crisis deepen at Burnley? And can Nicolas Jackson find a goal?
Game to watch – Arsenal v Tottenham
Big Ange is already a hero to Tottenham fans. If the Aussie inspires their first win at the Emirates in almost 13 years, they might as well build the statue now.
Postecoglou has done a remarkable job at Spurs. Not only has he transformed a side so shoddy last season and shorn of their greatest-ever goalscorer in the summer into a robust team of entertainers, in little more than three months he has made Tottenham, if not yet great, certainly credible again. No mean feat, that, given the mess the manager inherited.
This, though, is the first major test of Ange-ball. Postecoglou changes his tactics for no opponent, and so far he hasn’t had to. You would expect Spurs to be on the front…