David Bentley replies when asked if Tottenham better than Arsenal

David Bentley has his say on the battle for supremacy in north London between Arsenal and Tottenham

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger Photo: The Sport Review

David Bentley believes that Tottenham and Arsenal are now on a “level par” in the never-ending battle for supremacy in north London.

Arsenal have finished about their bitter local rivals in the Premier League table for the last few seasons, including last term, when they leapfrogged Spurs into second place on the final day of the campaign.

However, Spurs look more than set to finish above the Gunners this season, with the Lilywhites currently second in the Premier League table and Arsenal struggling down in sixth place.

Bentley is one of only a handful of footballers to have played for both north London clubs.

And the former midfielder believes that the two local rivals are now close to each other in terms of quality.

Bentley told 888sport: “Arsenal were ahead but Tottenham have brought it back to a level par.

“It’s pretty evenly fought out at the minute but if Tottenham do finish above them they’re probably up there.”

Arsenal are currently preparing for their Premier League showdown with Manchester City at The Emirates on Sunday afternoon as they look to get their top four bid back on track.

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