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José Mourinho has said Tottenham’s position at the top of the Premier League means more than local pride is at stake in Sunday’s north London derby.

Spurs lead Liverpool on goal difference with more than a quarter of the season completed, having spent more time at the summit over the past fortnight than during their previous 10 campaigns combined. Arsenal are eight points behind their neighbours in 14th spot, having struggled for consistency under Mikel Arteta, and Mourinho acknowledged that Tottenham’s focus is on the bigger picture.

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