Welcome to Tottenham vs Arsenal
With three games remaining for both teams, Arsenal travel to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium four points above their rivals in the race to the coveted fourth spot and its prize of Champions League football.
After tonight’s North London derby, with only two games remaining in the season, defeat or even a draw would be a huge blow to Tottenham’s Champions League ambitions.
Playing in the Europa League is an unacceptable prospect for the Italian manager.
Tottenham coach Antonio Conte is expected to pick the same stating line-up that earned a respectable 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Anfield.
Matt Doherty, Sergio Reguilon, Oliver Skipp and Japhet Tanganga all remain on the sidelines.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says forward Bukayo Saka and defender Ben White both face late fitness tests ahead of the game.
Thomas Partey and Kieran Tierney are both definitely out.
Rumours coming out of the Arsenal camp are positive in that Ben White is thought to be fit for the game and will return to the starting line-up, a huge boost for boss Mikel Arteta with the likes of Harry Kane and Son Heung Min to worry about in this North London derby.