Here are your Arsenal evening headlines for Tuesday, November 3.
Partey form a worry for Spurs – Crooks
Match of the Day pundit Garth Crooks believes Thomas Partey’s impressive start to life at Arsenal is cause for concern among Tottenham Hotspur supporters.
Partey, a £45million signing from Atletico Madrid, has made an immediate impression for the Gunners, producing a commanding performance alongside Mohamed Elneny in midfield to help Mikel Arteta’s side beat Manchester United at Old Trafford.
And Crooks reckons Partey will play a major role if Arsenal are to finish above Tottenham in the league for the first time since the 2015/16 season.
“That was some performance by Thomas Partey at Old Trafford,” Crooks wrote in his BBC column.
“The Ghana international looks fit, strong and up for any battle – while his ability to intercept and break up the opposition’s play on Sunday was outstanding.
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“Partey, along with Mohamed Elneny, dominated Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay.
“I’ve not seen an Arsenal midfield duo dominate the centre of the park at Old Trafford so effectively since Patrick Vieira and Emmanuel Petit.
“This is very worrying if you are a Spurs fan.”
Arsenal injury news ahead of Molde clash
Arsenal boss Arteta has no fresh injury concerns ahead of his side’s Europa League group stage game with Molde on Thursday evening, but a number of first-team players remain sidelined.
David Luiz, who has missed the last two games with a thigh problem, is not expected to return for the visit of the Norwegians to the Emirates Stadium, while fellow centre-backs Pablo Mari and Calum Chambers are continuing their rehabilitation from serious injuries.
Striker Gabriel Martinelli is making encouraging progress in his comeback from a serious knee injury, but…