There may be little love misplaced between Tottenham and Arsenal and that was on full show as Jamie O’Hara clashed with one caller on talkSPORT in regards to the state of each golf equipment.
Issues haven’t gone to plan this season for both of the north London rivals, with Spurs seventh and the Gunners ninth within the Premier League.
Overhauls are desperately wanted for either side whereas doubts stay about the way forward for Harry Kane at Tottenham.
However, which membership is in a greater place? Former Spurs midfielder O’Hara made his case for his previous membership.
That didn’t go down too properly with Arsenal followers and Julian the Gooner known as in to Thursday’s talkSPORT Breakfast to problem O’Hara on his verdict.
No punches have been pulled on this good change because the pair went toe-to-toe dwell on air.
Julian the Arsenal fan stated: “Tottenham are a yr behind Arsenal. That’s their greatest consequence. They want a brand new supervisor, want a brand new defence and midfield. They’re about to lose their striker.
“Arsenal, they’ve received Arteta in and okay he’s not Pep Guardiola, however he’s respectable and Tottenham aren’t about to go and get Allegri are they?”
O’Hara stated: “You’re not going to spend greater than Spurs. That’s not going to occur. You understand that’s not going to occur.
“All of your followers hate the house owners. All I continually see on Twitter is Kroenke out. He’s not going to spend a number of cash.
“Mikel Arteta was assistant supervisor to Pep Guardiola and has received the Arsenal job. You’re ninth within the desk.
“You’re greatest participant is Aubameyang and he hung his boots up this season after he signed a contract for £350,000-a-week.
“You’ll be able to’t say you’re in entrance of Spurs since you end behind us each season.”
Julian stated: “We’ve had a horrible, horrible season, I’ll provide you with that. Aubameyang, no one would have foreseen that.
O’Hara argued: “However we’ve had a horrible season as properly.”
Julian replied: “You’ve received to begin the clear-out. At greatest, you’re a yr behind. You’ve received to do that summer time what we’ve been doing for some time.”
O’Hara interjected and stated: “Disagree with that. We are able to do it this summer time, however Arsenal don’t do it. They’re pretenders.
“Arsenal haven’t been an enormous membership for eight years. When was the final time you bought Champions League soccer?
“Arsenal win the FA Cup, properly executed. When was the final time you bought within the Champions League?”
Julian added: “We would get into Europe this summer time. That’s 26 years in Europe. That will be 26 years in Europe.
“One of the best factor you are able to do is attempt to get Wenger out of retirement, that’s your greatest wager. He’s the one likelihood you’ve received of entering into Europe subsequent season, Jamie.”
O’Hara continued to be challenged on his views with one other fan calling in for a debate with the ex-Tottenham man, however was advised to ‘bore off’.
And the talkSPORT pundit reiterated his views that Spurs are in a greater place than Arsenal, regardless of the Gunners’ uptick in type.
Since Boxing Day, solely Man City have gained extra factors (57) than Mikel Arteta’s aspect (44). Spurs have gained simply 34 factors since then.
Premier League desk since Boxing Day
- Man City – 57 factors
- Arsenal – 44 factors
- Man United – 42 factors
- Chelsea – 42 factors
- West Ham – 41 factors
- Leeds – 39 factors
- Leicester – 39 factors
- Liverpool – 35 factors
- Tottenham – 34 factors
- Everton – 33 factors
- Brighton – 29 factors
- Aston Villa – 27 factors
- Burnley – 26 factors
- Crystal Palace – 26 factors
- Wolves – 25 factors
- Newcastle – 24 factors
- West Brom – 19 factors
- Southampton – 19 factors
- Fulham – 18 factors
- Sheffield United – 18 factors
On the the explanation why he thinks Tottenham are in a greater place, O’Hara added: “All I’m saying is I feel Spurs are in a greater place as a result of I feel they’ve received a greater squad, they’ve received extra going for them, they end above Arsenal each season, they’ve received a greater stadium, higher coaching amenities and are a greater soccer membership.
“We have been within the Champions League two seasons in the past. We had a poor season and we’re nonetheless above Arsenal.
“If we win in opposition to Leicester we end above Arsenal. We’ll be within the Europa League and Arsenal aren’t going to be within the Europa League, so we’re in a greater place.”