There are some great midfield match ups between Premier League rivals all over the country but the debate in North London over which side has the best set of midfielders will roll on for most of the season.
Two key players for Tottenham and Arsenal this season have been Belgian Moussa Dembele and the Gunners’ English midfield maestro Jack Wilshere.
Dembele has been key in helping Spurs push into the top four as they aim to stay there while Wilshere has been used regularly by Arsene Wenger as the Gunners top the Premier League table.
Both players have played a similar number of minutes on the pitch so far this campaign, with Wilshere having played five minutes more than Dembele but it’s the Belgian who is way out ahead in several key statistical areas.
Arsenal fans will point to the two goals that Wilshere has scored this season but Dembele is ahead in an amazing eight areas of key stats between the pair.
Take a look.
Who do you think is better, Dembele or Wilshere?
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