- Mikel Arteta is sweating over the fitness of eight of his first-team players currently nursing injuries
- Thomas Partey headline a long list of Arsenal stars currently injured, with the Ghanaian returning early from international duty
- The dire situation comes at a time the Gunners are desperate to take cement their place on top of the standings after a flawless start to the new season
- Arteta's charges have picked an impressive 18 points from seven matches, with their only defeat so far coming at Old Trafford
Arsenal are in danger of missing the services of as many as eight players ahead of their North London derby clash with Tottenham Hotspur.
The Gunners have been in a fine run of form, winning six of their opening matches of the season to top the Premier League standings with 18 points.
The Emirates Stadium-based outfit have lost only once since the start of the new campaign, with the defeat coming during their trip to Old Trafford earlier in September.
Arsenal's biggest test yet is set for Saturday, October 1, when they will play rivals Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium.
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The match comes at a time Spurs are equally in good shape as they have won five of their last seven outings to sit third on the log with 17 points.
Arsenal likely to be without several players ahead of Tottenham clash
The Gunners could be without eight key players when they battle Tottenham on Saturday, with most of the team members nursing injuries.
The duo of Martin Odegaard and Ben White are being monitored closely after struggling with niggles.
Elsewhere, Emile Smith Rowe and Mohamed Elneny have already been ruled out of the Spurs clash, while Oleksandr Zinchenko is a doubt as he is already set to miss Ukraine’s Nations League decider on Tuesday.
Arsenal tipped to win the EPL title
Earlier, Sports Brief reported a supercomputer has made a somewhat controversial Premier League prediction as the season takes shape.
According to Football Web Pages' supercomputer, Arsenal are in line to win the Premier League title this season.
The Gunners, who are currently topping the charts, are predicted to beat reigning champions Manchester City to the title by three points.
Source: Sports Brief News