By Danny Wright

30th Apr, 2017 | 10:43am

'We have the quality' - Wenger reveals how he plans to stop Tottenham

By Danny Wright

Arsenal Wenger has revealed that he wants to see a strong defensive display from his Arsenal side as they prepare to face Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Sunday.

The Gunners go into the game knowing that they are likely to finish behind their bitter local rivals for the first time in 22 years, but Wenger still wants to see his side have the last laugh.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side can move within a point of Chelsea if results go their way on Sunday.

However they have won just one of the last nine North London derbies going into the crucial showdown in what will be the final meeting between the two sides at White Hart Lane.

Wenger, 67, is fully aware of the attacking threat the Spurs will pose with the likes of Harry Kane and Dele Alli scoring goals for fun this season.

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“How do we stop them? First by a committed defensive performance. I believe we have the quality to give them big problems,” said the Gunners boss, as quoted by Sky Sports.

“Overall, if you focus more on getting a collective performance on the day, make sure the energy levels are high, and if that is right, you get opportunities to score goals.

“We can score goals against anybody, so let’s just turn up with a great performance.”

Kane and Alli have found the net 46 times between them in all competitions and will prove a great test to Arsenal’s rear-guard.

Wenger has recently switched up his formation to employ a back-three, which as worked wonders in their last few fixtures which has seen them win against the likes of Manchester City and Premier League champions Leicester.

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