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North London Derby 17-18: Henrikh Mkhitaryan vs Heung-min Son



North London Derby 17-18: Henrikh Mkhitaryan vs Heung-min Son

London have been fuming over the wait for the weekend. The rivals are prepared with their army to battle at the National stadium as North London Derby returns in the Premier League.

When and Where?

Wembley Stadium hosts The North London derby as Arsenal will visit Tottenham’s temporary home in Wembley on Saturday 10 February, 2018.

Arsenalcore will today analyse another of the ‘Key Battles’ that supporters will have to look out for this Saturday.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Heung-min Son are pretty similar players who play about similar role in their respective clubs. Both of them are highly effective and have concrete work rate in the game.

But ‘what’ makes them different?

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Mkhitaryan is backed for success at Arsenal and supporters are already expecting world-class antics from Henrikh Mkhitaryan going forward.

Mkhitaryan is a versatile forward, who can play along the offensive side. He is known for his link-up play and ability to score goals. Mkhitaryan is also highly recognized to get the ball into the net from range.

Arrival of Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang have given Arsenal the confidence they needed and its important that he keeps on giving good performances. Arsenal game may revolve around Mkhitaryan and his performance could decide the outcome.

Mkhitaryan provided hat-trick of Assists in his Home debut against Everton last weekend, and its time to show that quality on bigger stage.

Heung-min Son

Son has developed himself into a ‘game changer’ at Tottenham. In the course of years he has established himself as the integral part of the Mauricio Pochettino’s squad. His partnership with the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Eriksen is remarkable.

Son holds the record for ‘Most goals scored by an Asian’ in the Premier League.

As Mkhitaryan Son is a versatile forward who can feature along the offensive side of the game.

The Korean forward is effective on counter attacks, with pace one of his strong abilities. Son can dribble past opponents with his dribbling abilities, (Tottenham fans call him the ‘Korean Ronaldo’) that shows his ability to perform with the ball.

Son will have to be at his ‘A’ game, if Tottenham are looking for three points out of this fixture.

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