Neville Claims Tottenham Clash Is Make-Or-Break For Arsenal

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has advised Arsenal to be on their toes for the upcoming ‘North London Derby’ against Tottenham Hotspur. Neville believes the outcome of this game could have massive bearings on their hunt for the Premier League title.

Arsenal claimed a thumping 5-0 victory over London rivals Chelsea in their Premier League Matchday 34 meeting on Tuesday night (April 23). The victory allowed the Gunners to claim the top spot in the league standings. However, Manchester City, who are sitting a point behind in second, can dethrone them by winning their game in hand.

Gary Neville Says Arsenal Must Handle ‘Bloodbath’ At Tottenham

With City hot on their heels, Arsenal will go to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for the famed ‘North London Derby’ on Sunday (April 28), and Neville believes a lot is riding on this English classic. Before discussing the clash with Spurs, he commended Arsenal for their performance against Chelsea.

He began by saying (via Sky Sports):

“Arsenal were very good against Chelsea. Excellent, in fact.

I was really impressed with Chelsea against Manchester City at the weekend in the FA Cup semi-final. They were really good at Wembley and there was a lot to hang your hat on there and build on. Mauricio Pochettino came out and said, and he couldn’t say it any better, that when they are bad, they are rally bad, but also, Arsenal were really good. They won well and played in a dominant fashion against a poor and understrength Chelsea team, but Mikel Arteta’s side did their job.”

Turning his attention to the derby, Neville added:

But now, Arsenal’s big moment of the season is this game on Sunday.

This one has so much riding on it at the weekend. I was there a few years ago when there was a battle for the Champions League and Tottenham did Arsenal over. The Gunners didn’t handle it. However, it’s a very different Arsenal going there on Sunday. They are robust and resilient now, but this will…


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Author : Sushan Chakraborty

Publish date : 2024-04-26 08:18:33

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