Having come through November unbeaten for the first time since 2005, we face a huge test as we kick off December.
First up is a north London derby, before we travel to Old Trafford to face Manchester United three days later. So how does Unai Emery view the next week?
“They are two matches that will give us the chances in the table,” he said. “How will we respond against them? For me it’s a very exciting moment as well because I am looking forward to arriving in the big matches.
“For me, it’s a big experience and a big moment. In the title race, I think we are close to the position we want, and Sunday is a good chance for us to continue that.
“Each match for me is very special. The derby is perhaps more special because my responsibility is bigger because of every supporter. Also we need three points in the league because we want to be closer to the other teams, like Tottenham, and we have this challenge.
“Every match at the Emirates is a very big match. We can watch different games there but it always has a very big atmosphere with our supporters. On Sunday I know that if one friend is asking me if I have a ticket for Sunday, it’s not possible because it’s full.”
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