What the papers say: T*ttenh*m pretensions blown away

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News of the World - SIGNING PLAYERS IS LIKE PLAYING POKER
ARSENE WENGER believes it is becoming almost impossible to keep footballers out of trouble.


The Sunday Mirror - Arsenal keeper Manuel Almunia's secret family tragedy revealed
Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia has been coping with a family tragedy which has left him devastated.


The Daily Mail - Arsenal 3 Tottenham 0: Robin Van Persie and Cesc Fabregas highlight gulf in class to send Gunners second
Robbie Keane may choose his words more carefully in future. The Tottenham striker, who said last week that his team now have a stronger squad than Arsenal, lasted a mere 66 minutes of this north London derby.

The Sunday People - ARSENE WENGER: EDUARDO DIVE STORM MEANS ARSENAL ARE MARKED
Arsene Wenger reckons referees are reluctant to award Arsenal penalties following the Eduardo dive storm.

The Daily Star - VAN'S THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND WENGER TITLE BID
IT’S now 1,000 points for Arsene Wenger and 20 games without defeat in the Premier League against bitter rivals Spurs for Arsenal.

The Sunday Express - YOUNG GUNNERS TOO STRONG FOR TOTTENHAM
ARSENAL forward Robin van Persie struck twice to earn his side bragging rights in north London and put a question mark over whether rivals Tottenham can sustain a top-four challenge in the Barclays Premier League.

The Sunday Times - Robin Van Persie and Cesc Fabregas ease Arsenal past Spurs
THE entire Arsenal team could have posed like an archer firing a bolt into the sky.


The Independent on Sunday - Van Persie makes a mockery of Spurs' class pretensions
It was 70 minutes before the "Olés" started echoing round the stadium, but when they did there was an extra glee greeting every Arsenal touch, an audible rebuke to neighbours who had been unwise enough to suggest they might be approaching the standards set by Arsène Wenger these past 13 years.


The Sunday Telegraph - Henry Winter: Cesc Fábregas masterminds demolition of Spurs
Short on years but long on stature, Cesc Fábregas delivered a masterclass of modern midfield play in Saturday's North London Derby.

The Observer - Harry Redknapp's derby day disaster does little to suggest Fab Four is about to become a Super Seven
Arsenal's individual quality highlights the gulf in class between the big four and their challengers

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