Arsenal striker Giroud ruled out of Tottenham game

Arsenal striker Giroud ruled out of Tottenham game

However, Eboue added that at Arsenal no player is bigger than the collective, and called for everyone to contribute. Australia's impressive goalless draw in their inter-confederation play-off, first leg put them within touching distance of the finals in Russian Federation.

Uncertain times lie ahead for Arsenal fans as manager Arsene Wenger has conceded that he might not see out the end of his two-year contract at the club.

The Frenchman has been in charge of the Gunners since 1996 and signed a two-year extension in May despite speculation he could leave the Emirates Stadium after missing out on Champions League qualification last season. It's annoying that we're having to ask that, but the truth is, historically, we don't have that many players that have excelled in these kinds of matches that you just start because of that pedigree.

That was the first time Wenger had slipped beneath Tottenham at the end of a league campaign since taking charge at Arsenal in 1996.

Petr Cech has said that Spurs are not Arsenal's competition and that Pochettino needs to win something to prove himself.

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But the Gunners may have that now, and I say that because of something Kane said, something that seems obvious, but is also something we have lacked in previous Derbies.

"It's not easy because now it's not like before where the teams, when they come to play against Arsenal, they were scared before". That's a big factor in why they're perhaps doing better than Arsenal.

Sadly for Theo, he's simply no Henry - well, either that, or Arsene Wenger simply doesn't have the faith in him to let him try. "It's short term, we have to assess him on Monday".

"I said I sit down with the board every end of season and see where we go from there - so that's not exactly the same", he said.

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