North London derby postponed after Premier League accept Arsenal’s request

London derby between Tottenham and Arsenal has been postponed after the Premier League accepted the Gunners were unable to field a team.

Mikel Arteta’s squad has been decimated by a spate of injuries, while four senior players are unavailable due to their commitments at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Granit Xhaka, meanwhile, is suspended following his sending off against Liverpool in midweek, while Martin Odegaard remains in isolation following a positive Covid test.

Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang misses Gabon vs Ghana due to Covid-related heart issues

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