The North London Derby comes to our screen this weekend in a routine Premier League action. Arsenal, on an incredible run this season, top of the EPL table, is up against Tottenham for their second league encounter of the season. Arsenal just keeps getting better, and even without their star striker Gabriel Jesus, they have managed to integrate Eddie Nketiah into that role, and he has been flourishing.
Tottenham is yet to convince that they are a contender this season, as they have been massively inconsistent. Hold tight as we bring you the preview and most important predictions for this exciting football game.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Latest News
Tottenham has been battling with consistency and has not done much to say otherwise since domestic football returned. Heading into this game, they bounced back from a surprise 2-0 loss to Aston Villa by cruising past Crystal Palace four goals to nil.
Heung Min Son, who has looked like a shadow of himself since coming back from the World Cup, seems to be back to form as he registered a goal while England frontman Harry Kane scored two. Their last outing was in the FA Cup, where they defeated Portsmouth by a goal to nil.
Antonio Conte’s Future Is In Doubt
When asked if he wanted to be a long-term part of the Spurs vision before Tottenham’s final EPL game at Crystal Palace, he responded: “This is a matter between the club and me. I have now made a serious commitment to this team, and Tottenham”. He continued by saying that if the club were to be realistic, his goal would be to build the team because they are not yet capable of competing for championships, particularly the EPL and Champions League. The completion of the current season marks Antonio Conte’s Spurs contract expiration.
Latest Transfer Rumors
- According to reports, Matt Doherty and Emerson Royal are now both content to stay at the club. With Djed Spence also playing in a similar position, a bid for Pedro Porro would be absurd and needless. This makes it challenging to begin negotiations for Porro, and Antonio Conte may again be waiting for the departures before he considers potential successors. Tottenham’s pursuit of Portuguese defender Pedro Porro is now temporarily halted.
- Chelsea and other teams, including Spurs, are planning to make a play for the Belgian winger. The 28-year-old Trossard’s contract with Brighton expires in the summer, and he was absent from the 5-1 FA Cup victory over Middlesbrough and Brighton’s victory at Everton. Over the past year, Trossard has improved his game by scoring goals and providing assists. He was crucial to Graham Potter’s success as a hybrid wing-back. Kaoru Mitoma might, however, fill that position for Roberto De Zerbi, and Brighton will aim to move on from Trossard in January.
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Arsenal’s Latest News
Arsenal is doing well this season as they prove doubters wrong. They lost their star striker Gabriel Jesus to Injury at the concluded World Cup, and they have adapted well without the skilled Brazilian in the squad. Although their past EPL game ended in a draw, it was a good performance from the Gunners, who played a Newcastle side that has been completely transformed under the tutorship of Head Coach Eddie Howe. However, Arsenal’s last outing was in the FA Cup, where they edged past Oxford United by three goals to nil.
Arsenal Given Mudryk Boost
Mykhaylo Mudryk has received a new offer from Arsenal, rumored to be close to what Donetsk requires to make the deal. With just the last few elements to be agreed between the teams, an agreement for the Shakhtar Donetsk star is getting closer. Mykhaylo Mudryk’s latest official offer from Arsenal is reportedly in discussions with Shakhtar Donetsk regarding the add-ons package. Personal issues aside, Mudryk is eager to relocate.
Latest Transfer Rumors
- Arsenal is reportedly interested in signing Serbian striker Dusan Vlahovic once more. The youthful goal machine has been closely associated with The Gunners, and the club may make a bid for him in the approaching summer. The Old Lady forward is eager to leave Turin and join the team currently atop the Premier League.
- To support their campaign for the league championship, Arsenal has spent the entire year attempting to strengthen their midfield. According to past sources, Sergej Milinkovi-Savi of Lazio is one of their primary targets. Lazio is prepared to sell the Serbian powerhouse because they believe he no longer has Rome on his mind. However, the report claims they will not accept any offer for less than €100 million.
Date: Sunday, January 15, 2023
Time: 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time
Venue: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Tottenham, London, England
Match Predictions And Tips
Arsenal is the obvious favorite in this game. Their confidence remains high, and you’d expect them to remain unwavering because they cruised past Spurs in their first encounter this season. However, Tottenham is looking to build on their win in their last outing in the Premier League as they strive for some sort of consistency. Although Tottenham is the big underdog in this game, a derby is always intense, and we expect a fierce battle with Arsenal tipped as the favorite to win. The odds for Arsenal to win stand at 2.20 (decimal) and 120 (American)
We have a special pick for our bettors. Harry Kane to score anytime in this game is our player prop. The Englishman is two goals away from reaching his second century of Premier League goals and just one goal away from tying Jimmy Greaves’ club record of 266 goals. We reckon he’d break either of these records in this game. The odds for Kane to score at any time stand at 2.80 (decimal) and 180 (American).
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