Micky Quinn backs Tottenham to beat Arsenal in North London derby

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (L) and Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino greet before the English Premier League football match between Tottenham...

Tottenham Hotspur travel to the Emirates to face Arsenal in the first North London derby of the season.

Arsene Wenger Manager of Arsenal and Mauricio Pochettino Manager of Tottenham Hotspur gesture during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart...

Micky Quinn has told The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on talkSPORT (broadcast on 15th November 2017; 6:55 am) that he is expecting Tottenham to beat Arsenal in the North London derby this weekend as he feels that the Gunners are simply not good enough in the big games.

Mauricio Pochettino's men travel to the Emirates on Saturday hoping to put some pressure on Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table and secure the bragging rights against their bitter rivals.

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min (L) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace...

Spurs however, have not won at the ground since 2010 when they came from 2-0 down to win 3-2. But Quinn believes that it will be Tottenham celebrating a victory when they meet on Saturday.

"Spurs victory for me," he told The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on talkSPORT (broadcast on 15th November 2017; 6:55 am) when asked how he sees the game playing out.

"I think Dele Alli and Harry Kane will be rested, will be fresh, Eriksen is in top form for Denmark.

Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the UEFA Europa League group H match between Arsenal FC and 1. FC Koeln at Emirates Stadium on September 14, 2017 in London, United...

He added, when talking about Arsenal: "I just don't think they're good enough. They're winning the majority of their games this season with their football, but when it comes to the big games, I just can't see them doing the business."

It would certainly be fair to suggest that Tottenham have much of the momentum heading into the clash, with Pochettino's men shining in the weeks leading into the international break, while Arsenal struggled.

Spurs are third in the table, have secured a knockout stage spot in the Champions League and recently beat Real Madrid while Arsenal go into the game off the back of a defeat to Manchester City.

And with Brighton being the only team in the top half of the table currently who Arsenal have beaten this season, it is surely going to require a major turnaround in form from Arsene Wenger's men if they hope to burst Spurs' bubble. 

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