Aurier said: “You don’t just want to play this derby to be a part of it. You play to win. Maybe you don’t play the best, maybe you don’t have a lot of the ball – but you don’t care because when you win this game, it doesn’t matter how you play. We just want to win.”
Aurier, speaking in the programme for Sunday’s game, added: “It is not a normal game. There’s a different flavour. You need to put more pressure on yourself and more aggressiveness in the game because there is a different feeling.
“I have friends at Arsenal – Nicolas Pepe, Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, David Luiz. We speak a lot, but not before this game – because we know this is not one to joke about.
Fellow defender Ben Davies believes only four wins from Tottenham’s last four games will guarantee European football next year: “It’s four cup finals for us now, starting with the Arsenal game. We’ve known since we came back we would probably have to win our last four games and we are determined to do that.
“We know it will not be easy, but there are 12 points available and we want to finish as high up the table as possible. We wart to be playing European football next season.”
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