West Ham vs Arsenal: 3 players who will be key to Gunners win

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Thomas Partey, Arsenal (Photo by SHAUN BOTTERILL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal face a visit across the pond to the London Stadium to face their rivals West Ham United in the Premier League this afternoon. It’s been a strange season for both sides, with the Hammers overperforming and the Gunners underperforming. But in a London derby, form goes out of the window as we’ve seen many times in the past.

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The Arsenal midfield will be especially important, because West Ham possess a very strong one. Especially Aaron Cresswell, who is the leading assist provider for the Hammers. Therefore, Partey’s regular interventions and interceptions will prove pivotal to the Gunners in the long-run.

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