Hello. Arsenal and Spurs are only a point apart in the table, but the mood around the clubs could barely be different. Arsenal are high on Bukayo Saka and four wins and a draw in the last five games; Spurs have regained their old status as a renewable source of banter.

Much of the negativity around the club comes from the media, which loves a Jose Mourinho bad-news story, and Spurs have been desperately unlucky with VAR in the last few weeks. But Mourinho doesn’t help himself at times, and the contrast with the demeanour, style of play and – at this stage - results of Mauricio Pochettino does not flatter him. Spurs are playing with a joie de vivre and enthusiasm last seen when Livia Soprano was given a new CD player.

Rob will be here shortly. While you wait, have a read of Jonathan Wilson on Spurs and what is going wrong for Mourinho.

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