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Arsenal evening headlines as Partey impresses BBC pundit and Collymore blasts Gunners

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.”

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