With the 2015/16 Premier League fixtures to be announced in just seven days’ time, fans of both Arsenal and Tottenham will be looking for two dates in particular; the dates in which these best of North London rivals will be facing off with one another.
While a few of our resident Gooners in the tavern are claiming that they don’t even look for the Spurs game anymore, such is their superiority, others still claim Tottenham is still the biggest game of their season.
It is at this moment that a few of our Spurs regulars pipe up and claim that despite the Gunners winning the FA Cup, they actually failed to beat Tottenham in two attempts during 2013/14, a sign that it isn’t always plain sailing for the men from Ashburton Grove who nevertheless went on to celebrate St Totteringham’s Day once again this term.
But as our landlord mentions, Arsenal and Tottenham could be facing up to one another even before the season has kicked off with both the Gunners and Spurs having fought over the same transfer targets on multiple occassions in years gone by.
Spurs fans point to the fact that they were able to lure the likes of Hugo Lloris and Jan Vertonghen to White Hart Lane when they might’ve joined Arsenal while Gooners can claim Danny Welbeck chose Emirates Stadium over a move to Spurs.
So running along this theme, we have identified five transfer targets we expect Arsenal and Tottenham to be fighting over this time around in the summer transfer window.
Click on the image below to reveal the 5 players Arsenal and Tottenham will fight over this summer.