'One of the contenders' - Arsenal legend backs Spurs to fight for Premier League

Son Heung-min and James Maddison celebrate Tottenham's equaliser against Arsenal at the Emirates in September 2023.
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Tottenham Hotspur have been backed to fight for the Premier League title this season by a surprise source – legendary former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

Spurs beat Crystal Palace 2-1 at Selhurst Park on Friday night and Ange Postecoglou's side remain two points clear at the top of the table, with the Gunners in second after thrashing Sheffield United 5-0 on Saturday and champions Manchester City in action against United in the derby on Sunday.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.