Former Premier League midfielder Darren Ambrose believes that three Tottenham gamers would waltz into Mikel Arteta‘s Arsenal beginning line-up. In line with the 39-year-old, even captain Martin Odegaard’s place can be in danger if the 2 sides mixed their beginning XIs.
Spurs and the Gunners each went into the worldwide break two factors behind table-toppers Manchester Metropolis. In Arsenal’s case, that was no shock, having run the Sky Blues shut within the title race final season.
By comparability, Tottenham’s quick begin below Ange Postecoglou has raised eyebrows. The Londoners are firing on all cylinders below the ex-Celtic boss, with three stars particularly impressing Ambrose.
The previous Newcastle United and Crystal Palace ace believes that James Maddison, Cristian Romero and Future Udogie would all begin for Arsenal as issues stand, which might see a collection of huge names drop to the bench.
“I believe Maddison will get in [over Odegaard],” he advised talkSPORT. “Maddison is arguably one of the best participant within the Premier League in the intervening time. We’re speaking present type proper now. On present type, Maddison will get in over Odegaard.
“Final season, Odegaard, after all. However this season, the best way Maddison goes, he’s considered one of three gamers, because the begin of final season, that has scored ten and assisted ten.
The Gunners then have a European tie to deal with earlier than they face off with bitter rivals Spurs on September 24. The Lilywhites are confronted with no such distractions this marketing campaign after ending exterior the qualification spots in 2022/23.
The best way the season is shaping up, Postecoglou’s aspect will be capable of place their full concentrate on the Premier League, having crashed out of the Carabao Cup with a penalty-shootout defeat to Fulham final month.