Thomas Vermaelen paid his first visit to the home of Arsenal's Charity of the Season on Thursday - Great Ormond Street Hospital.

After meeting patients and looking around the facility, Thomas spoke to Arsenal TV Online about the big game on Sunday. He discussed:

  • a huge London derby
  • why Arsenal cannot afford to lose
  • what he thinks of Chelsea
  • Arsenal's incredible home form
  • how injuries are affecting the squad
  • his tussle with Didier Drogba

Look out for a special feature from the players' visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital on the Arsenal Vodcast soon.

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