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Emery must start Ozil and Iwobi against Tottenham Hotspur

Emery must start Ozil and Iwobi against Tottenham Hotspur

Arsenal will have their sights set on securing a top four spot in the current campaign having enjoyed a rich vein of form under Unai Emery.

The Gunners managed to end their three-game winless run in the Premier League by securing all three points against a tough Bournemouth side at the Vitality Stadium last weekend.

Interestingly, Arsenal will welcome Tottenham Hotspur to the Emirates in what will be the first North London derby of the current Premier League campaign later on today. The Lilywhites have been one of the form teams in the top-flight of English football and beat Chelsea not so long ago, so the Gunners will be up against it.

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With that in mind, Emery must get his team selection right by selecting these TWO¬†Arsenal players…

MESUT OZIL

Mesut Ozil has shown glimpses of something special in the current campaign, but he is still yet to reach his best at the Emirates due to his laziness at times on the field.

However, with four goals and one assist to his name already this season, it’s clear to see that he has played a big part in Arsenal’s rise under Unai Emery.

The German was reduced to the substitutes’ bench in their last domestic outing against the Cherries, but Emery should look at bringing him back into the starting lineup after witnessing Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s poor performance.

ALEX IWOBI

Alex Iwobi has been one of the unsung heroes for Arsenal in the current campaign, having produced one goal and provided five assists for his teammates.

The Nigerian international has glided past a number of opponents this season by making use of his electrifying pace and incredible dribbling ability, which will definitely come in handy against Spurs.

Tottenham can be vulnerable in defence at times, so Emery simply has to deploy Iwobi out on the left-hand side to run at Serge Aurier, who is arguably the weakest link in Spurs’ back line.

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