Arsenal welcome Tottenham to the Emirates on Saturday for what is shaping up to be an important Premier League clash.

You can find out more about our opponents below.

Tottenham Hotspur

Full name: Tottenham Hotspur
Manager: Andre Villas-Boas
Club colours: White shirts, white shorts, white socks
Nickname(s): Spurs

 

Three facts about Tottenham:

  • Ex-Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor plays for the club
  • Spurs have been champions of England on two occasions: 1951 and 1961
  • The club hold the joint record for the most goals scored in a Premier League game -  9

Gareth Bale

STAR MAN
Gareth Bale
Full of flair, guile and searing pace, the 23-year-old's game has gone from strength to strength since signing from Southampton in 2007. Originally a full back, the Welsh international has been transformed into one of the most feared left wingers in the world. Bale announced himself with an impressive hat-trick against Inter Milan at the San Siro in 2010 and was named the PFA Players' Player of the Year in 2011.

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