Thursday, February 23, 2012

Arsenal-Tottenham derby 'the most crucial' in Arsene Wenger's reign

On the face of it, there is no reason why Tottenham's trip to Arsenal on Sunday should carry more significance than previous north London derbies. Two fierce local rivals, three keenly contested Premier League points and one much-coveted set of bragging rights - so far, so familiar. But scratch beneath the surface and an entirely different picture emerges. "This is the most important derby in Arsene Wenger's 16 years as Arsenal manager," former Gunners right-back Lee Dixon tells BBC Sport. "It comes at a very poignant time in the club's history."

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