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Andre on the derby

Posted on 16 November 2012  - 13:08

Andre Villas-Boas is counting down to his first North London derby, admitting: “Everyone has been waiting for this fixture.”

Andre on the derby

We travel to the Emirates Stadium for as 12.45pm kick-off on Saturday sitting one point ahead of our neighbours after 11 games in the Premier League.

“It’s a big game, full of tradition and emotion,” Andre told Spurs TV Online.

“It’s an important game for the club. When you go into a game like this you want to make the most out of what people are thinking, the buzz in relation to the game.

“You have to use those motivations to excel on the pitch, not just the players, but the staff too.

“Everyone has been waiting for this fixture to happen and it can be a great game.

“The fans have real passion towards the game and we are approaching it in the same way.”