17 November, 2017
He now feels confident that Tottenham will resist any more major players leaving, and believes they are staying on course for sustained success.
Tottenham finished ahead of Arsenal for the first time in 22 years when they claimed second spot in the Premier League last season, while the Gunners missed out on a place in the Champions League by ending the campaign in fifth place.
Spurs, meanwhile, haven't been particularly successful against Arsenal away from home.
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino will be able to choose a starting XI from a full deck against Arsenal after players on global duty returned unscathed and those who withdrew from their country's squads resumed training.
"No, not at all", he said, when asked if he thought Arsenal will be the underdog on Saturday.
Tottenham's Harry Kane ranks third all time in north London derby goals.
"I think Tottenham are a good side but we have the quality to win this game and that's what we want to show".
Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal are not the underdogs ahead of north London derby against Tottenham
"For 20 years", Wenger said, before smiling.
So, it's mixed news for Arsene Wenger and Arsenal. That might not happen this season.
Victories over Real Madrid and Crystal Palace ahead of the worldwide break have left Mauricio Pochettino's side in a good position in both the Premier League and Champions League as they look to push on from their encouraging finishes to the past two campaigns.
It means the manager, who has not lost a league game against Arsene Wenger in his three years at the helm, will have to decide whether to give youngster Harry Winks a starting place in place of the more experienced Mousa Dembele and whether Danny Rose has done enough to push Ben Davies out of the side. We must respect them.
The Gunners have won more trophies in recent seasons, but Sherwood insists his old side are close to winning silverware.
Arsenal last thumped Tottenham?
Meetings between the two teams in the Premier League have resulted in an average of 2.82 goals per game, with both teams scoring in five of the last six contests.
Arsenal's record signing has only completed 90 minutes once since his summer arrival but Wenger says there is no lack of trust.
Norway's $1T pension fund wants out of oil stocks
At the earliest, the ministry's first opportunity could come in the spring, with a vote in parliament in June. Norges Bank manages Norway's $1 trillion (£758bn) sovereign wealth fund on behalf of the government.
Oil market could tip out of balance on rising non-Opec production
Scientists just this week said that emissions of the heat-trapping gas rose this year after three years of not growing. This latest move comes as investors expect figures to show United States oil production has risen.
Mueller has enough evidence to bring charges in Flynn investigation
Several sources told NBC News that the younger Flynn could be indicted at the same time, or separately from his father. Flynn's son had reportedly worked closely with his father at his lobbying firm, the Flynn Intel Group.