Ryan Mason wants to win North London derby for Tottenham fans

The England international has previewed Sunday’s clash.

Tottenham midfielder Ryan Mason has admitted that he would love to put one over North London rivals Arsenal on Sunday, telling the club’s official website that he wants to win the game for the fans.

Mauricio Pochettino’s men travel to the Emirates Stadium this weekend for a fixture full of emotion and passion, but ultimately one that could have a bearing on the visitors’ chances of finishing in the top four this term.

Spurs are on the back of a strong run domestically and have not been beaten in the Premier League since the opening day of the campaign.

Arsenal eliminated Tottenham from the Capital One Cup earlier this year, winning 2-1 at White Hart Lane courtesy of a Mathieu Flamini brace.

Mason has stated that the upcoming clash between the bitter local rivals will be an exciting encounter and one that he would love to win.

“It’s a game between two in-form teams in the Premier League,” Mason told the club’s official website.

“We’ve been playing really well and so have they. It’s exciting.

“It’s going to be a great match. I’m sure it’s going to be a quick-tempo game and hopefully we’ll get the better of them.

“We can’t put too much pressure on it because at the end of the day it’s just three points but for the fans and the club we’d love to put one over them.

“As a fan I know what it means to win against Arsenal, to get the bragging rights and hopefully we can deliver.”

Mason has been in and out of the Spurs starting XI this season, with injuries preventing the home-grown star from putting a run of games together.

Spurs will look to make it three wins in a week at the Emirates Stadium after beating Aston Villa and Anderlecht in recent games.

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