Thierry Henry predicts Tottenham showdown against Arsenal
By Amir Mir
Thierry Henry believes Arsenal will beat Tottenham in their eagerly awaited clash on Sunday afternoon at White Hart Lane.
Arsene Wenger’s side will take on their rivals for the final time at their old stadium before they move into new surroundings.
Aside from bragging rights, there will be big implications on this match, with Arsenal chasing Champions League football and their opponents hoping to catch Chelsea in the title race.
The Gunners go into the game four points behind the top four places, while Spurs are the same points behind leaders Chelsea.
Former World Cup winner Henry will know a lot about these fixtures as he offered his thoughts on the weekend showdown.
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“Arsenal are going to win,” Henry told the north London derby, the boots are off programme, which aired on Sky Sports 1 on Wednesday night.
Henry is then pressed by Souness as to whether he genuinely thinks Arsenal will win at the weekend.
“Yes. That is the only time I am a bit dumb with it. It’s Arsenal-Tottenham, I cannot say anything else.”
By the time Tottenham kick off against Arsenal, leaders Chelsea may have extended their lead at the top of the table to seven points.
Antonio Conte’s team will travel to Goodison Park to play Everton in the earlier kick-off on Sunday.
The Toffees have beaten the likes of Arsenal and Manchester City in front of their own supporters as they will be looking to add Chelsea to that list.
After this match, Spurs will play West Ham at the London Stadium, a team they beat 3-2 earlier on in the season.
In other Tottenham news, Henry delivered this brutal reminder to Ledley King when talking about Spurs.