By Nick Teale

Arsène Wenger believes the team that shows the best technical ability will triumph on Saturday, despite the added pressure the North London derby brings.

The Frenchman is preparing himself for the 162nd meeting of Arsenal and Tottenham and says the importance of the game to both sets of fans gives his players an added lift. Yet skill always wins through.

"There is a little bit of extra-special motivation for everybody to win," he said

"But at the end of the day, when the game starts it will be down to the quality of the display, no matter how much other psychological involvement is in the game.

"That is why we want to focus on the technical part of the game completely and play as well as we can."

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