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Arsenal will hand late fitness tests to Shkodran Mustafi and Danny Welbeck ahead of Saturday's Premier League visit of north London rivals Tottenham.
Mustafi has been sidelined since the start of October with a hamstring issue, while a groin injury suffered in the 2-1 defeat at Watford has kept Welbeck out for the past month.

Both could be in contention to face Spurs although Olivier Giroud is out after injuring his thigh on international duty with France while Santi Cazorla (ankle) is a long-term absentee.

Key match stats
Arsenal haven’t won any of their last six Premier League meetings with Spurs (D4 L2) – their longest ever winless run against their rivals in league competition.
Tottenham have won only two of their last 32 away league visits to face Arsenal (W2 D13 L17), winning 3-1 at Highbury in May 1993 and 3-2 at the Emirates in November 2010.
Meetings between these sides in the Premier League have seen both teams score on 34 occasions – more than any other fixture in the competition.
In the last seven Premier League meetings between these sides at the Emirates, the side scoring first has only gone on to win once – with Arsenal securing a 1-0 win in September 2013 thanks to Olivier Giroud’s goal.
Indeed, Tottenham have dropped 37 points from leading positions in Premier League games against Arsenal, more than any other side has against another in the competition’s history.
The Gunners have won their last 10 Premier League games at the Emirates, their longest ever such winning run at the stadium.
Arsenal have won their opening five home games to a Premier League season for the first time since 2009-10. They last won their first six at home in 2007-08.
No side has won more Premier League away games in 2017 than Tottenham (10), while the Lilywhites have also scored a league-high 37 goals on the road in this calendar year.
Spurs haven’t lost back-to-back away league games since December 2016, which also included a 1-0 loss at Manchester United.
Harry Kane has scored in all five of his Premier League north London derbies, netting six goals in total. Only Emmanuel Adebayor (8) and Robert Pires (7) have scored more goals in this fixture in the Premier League.
Mauricio Pochettino has yet to lose a Premier League north London derby (W2 D4 L0), though all three of his visits to the Emirates with Tottenham have ended level.

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