Tottenham Hotspur face off against their arch-rivals Arsenal in the first North London Derby of the season this Sunday at the Emirates.
As always, bragging rights are on the line for both sets of players and fans, with Spurs wanting to put that shock home defeat to Newcastle behind them.
Spurs pipped Arsenal to the last Champions League spot at the end of last season, with many of the top four hopefuls faltering at the death.
This marked three years of Tottenham finishing above Arsenal, leaving no St Totterings day celebrations for the Gunners.
For a club who used to have a national holiday named after finishing about Tottenham, Arsenal fans will be dying to get one over on their North London rivals this season.
However, after reaching the Champions League final last season and investing this summer, Heung Min Son assures fans that the players’ heads are not on petty rivalries.
The South Korean shrugged off Arsenal with a brutal reminder that Spurs had finished above them every year for the last three seasons (Daily Star): “I think we finished ahead in the last three years. But we don’t actually care. We focus on ourselves.
“We just want to finish better and better. We don’t care about any other teams. We just want to finish as high as possible.
“Of course, Arsenal is a big derby for us. But it’s another game. We are just looking forward to winning these games.”
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