Tottenham-mad pundit Jamie O’Hara seems jealous of the fact that Arsenal have two players worth about £150 million in today’s market – Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe.

The Gunners are flying in the Premier League at the moment, while our neighbours from North London are struggling. We’re on top of the table, 13 points ahead of Spurs, who’ve played a game more. That’s a fantastic sight, isn’t it?

O’Hara, who was adamant that Tottenham will finish above Arsenal this season, is now jealous that we have two sensational academy products, while Spurs have none.

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Tottenham-supporting pundit says Arsenal have two players worth £150m now

It’s really hard to pinpoint who Arsenal’s best player has been this season because almost all of them have been excellent. Saka is right up there.

The Englishman received some stick for a relatively slow start to the campaign, but he has now scored seven goals and provided six assists in all competitions, which is an incredible return.

Saka is one of the biggest reasons why we are seven points clear at the top of the Premier League table, and what makes it even scarier for our opponents is the fact that Emile Smith Rowe has hardly kicked a ball yet.

When he returns from his injury, Arsenal will be a lot stronger, and O’Hara is just not happy about the fact that we have two academy graduates at such a high level, while his team have absolutely nobody.

He said on TalkSPORT: “Where’re the young players coming through [at Tottenham]? Where’s our Saka, where’s our [Phil] Foden, where’s Tottenham’s [Marcus] Rashford?

“I mean, we talk about spending money, but hold on a minute, where’s the academy? Tottenham is meant to have one of the best academies in the world. It’s fantastic, brilliant coaches, where are those players?

“Where’s the player saving us £150m, Arsenal have got Saka, Smith Rowe. Arsenal have brought through Saka, there’s a £150m player that they’ve got there that they’ve produced for nothing.”

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The Insider’s View:

We don’t know what Saka and Smith Rowe are really worth in today’s market, but £150 million sounds about right.

The amazing thing for Arsenal is that it’s not just the two Hale End graduates who are worth a lot of money, the likes of Gabriel Martinelli and William Saliba are also right up there.

The values of Aaron Ramsdale, Ben White, Gabriel Magalhaes and Takehiro Tomiyasu have all increased considerably as well, while we have a hugely exciting bunch of youngsters coming through the ranks too.

Edu Gaspar, Mikel Arteta and Per Mertesacker deserve immense praise for the position Arsenal are in today. Long may it continue!

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