This season really could be the year in which Spurs topple their North London rivals.
Admittedly, Arsenal won the first meeting between the two teams at the Emirates on September 1, but there is more than enough time for AVB's men to prove they are the cream of the crop this season.
Having spent lavishly in the wake of Gareth Bale's departure, Tottenham boast a squad that looks rife with talent and potential. So there's every chance they'll come up trumps over their old enemies come the end of the year.
Here are five reasons why.