Arsenal news: Paul Merson makes huge claim ahead of Gunners clash against Tottenham

“This game this weekend is a bigger game for Arsenal than Tottenham, that is how it has swung really,” Merson said on The Debate.

“The pressure is on Arsenal to perform and win the game – if Arsenal do not win this game, you are going to go away from here saying, ‘Tottenham are just getting away from Arsenal.’

“If Tottenham play like they did last weekend against Chelsea, they cannot lose.

“But, that has only been once this season and they have not been great, despite having their best start.