Arsenal is facing defensive crises since the last international break, with the absence of their central back, Shkodran Mustafi, whose absence was significantly obvious ins Arsenal’s defense.
On the other hand, many reports confirm that Tottenham’s goalscorer, Harry Kane, will play against Arsenal in the north London Derby on the 18th of November even though he is currently ruled out due to an injury.
Mauricio Pochettino said in a book signing event:”Harry Kane has received a knock in his knee during the match against Crystal Palace, but hopefully he will be ready to play against Arsenal
Harry Kane was suffering from an injury in Crystal Palace’s match where he was subbed off in the beginning of the second half last week, and he was ruled out from England’s squad that will play two friendly matches against Germany and Brazil, in preparation for the World Cup in Russia next year, 2018.
On the other hand, Arsenal is suffering from a defensive crises where non of the central backs, Holding or Mertesacker, is able to partner with Koscielny to play in such a big decisive match at the Emirates Stadium in Arsenal’s journey this season.
Arsenal is now in the 6th place with 19 points, while Tottenham Hotspurs is in the third place with 23 points, 8 points away from Manchester City who is on the top of the table with 31 points.