By London correspondent Tony Hughe

Mousa Dembele has been named in the Tottenham team to face Arsenal in Saturday’s Premier League showdown.

The key midfielder, who was pictured looking relaxed as he arrived at White Hart Lane with the rest of his Spurs team-mates ahead of the lunchtime clash, will partner Eric Dier in central midfield.

Dembele was doubtful heading into the match after missing Tottenham’s three previous matches with a groin injury but he has been installed straight back into the starting line-up.

Dele Alli also returns to the team after being on the substitute’s bench in midweek in the north London club’s 1-0 defeat to West Ham.

Meanwhile, Arsenal are without Petr Cech, who has been ruled out for a month with a calf injury, and Laurent Koscielny.

Kieran Gibbs, Mohamed Elneny, David Ospina and Danny Welbeck all start as Arsene Wenger rings the changes following two consecutive defeats.

Olivier Giroud, Nacho Monreal and Joel Campbell drop down to the bench, while Aaron Ramsey has been pushed out to a wide role to accommodate Elneny.