Date: 15th November 2017 at 5:18pm
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By John Reid

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has been reminiscing about the north London derby ahead of this weekend’s clash, and said the moments he loved was scoring against Tottenham. .

Wright, who scored four goals against Spurs for the Gunners in the Premier League, aslo admitted that he loved the tension and pressure of being part of such a unique game.

Speaking to the official Premier League website, Wright said

“The fans are continuously telling you, ‘It’s only two weeks now, it’s only one week now, it’s only a few days’ and you’re constantly aware of it.

“The build up was intense, it was nerve-wracking, I liked the pressure because you knew you had to perform and the fans were so up for this game.

“I scored a few goals against Tottenham, and those are the moments I love so much.”

Arsenal and Tottenham meet at the Emirates this Saturday lunchtime, with Arsenal currently four points behind their bitter rivals in the Premier League table.

Last season the teams drew 1-1 at the Emirates, a Kevin Wimmer own goal putting Arsenal into the lead before a penalty scored by the prolific Harry Kane levelled the match.

In other Arsenal news, Arsene Wenger has been discussing his future.

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