Our Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern are slightly nervous to what could be a season-defining week at Wembley.
The Gunners start off the week as they end it, with a trip to Wembley, but first up before the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City, is the little matter for our regulars in the bar of a north London derby against rivals Spurs.
The season could go one of two ways depending on the outcome after the midday kick-off, there’s no doubt about it. Indeed, Arsenal currently trail Spurs by four points in the league with time running out. In a bid to regain Champions League football once again at the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal cannot afford to drop any points.
In a perfect week for Arsene Wenger, the Gunners close the gap to one point and win the first League Cup under his management with the season fully kicking off with their new-look attack. For that to happen, our landlord believes that these two players need to be at the races come 12:30 pm…