Arsenal moved above Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League last night for the first time in 2019.
The Gunners' win over Newcastle took full advantage of Tottenham's defeat at Liverpool. Arsenal are now two points ahead.
Full-back Hector Bellerin could not resist taking a jab at Arsenal's rivals.
Brought onto the pitch at half-time for a club promotional event and to discuss his fitness, Bellerin made clear how important he regards it that Arsenal stay ahead.
Bellerin was quoted by the Evening Standard: "It's good to be above Tottenham as it stands. They're always in our shadow!"
Tottenham are hoping that moving into their new stadium will stop their poor run of form.
Spurs are without a win in their last five Premier League games, losing three away matches in succession.
The club host Crystal Palace on Wednesday, their first competitive game at their new stadium.
Arsenal have a tricky away tie up next, on Sunday against Everton, who are back in form with wins against West Ham and Chelsea.
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