The North West London Derby is here as the Premier League giants are set to meet for the first-time in the new season at the Emirates Stadium.
Last weekend saw contrasting campaigns for Chelsea and Arsenal. Chelsea got off to a winning start, beating Crystal Palace 3-0. Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal lost to Brentford City, who had been out of top-flight football for 74 years.
The Blues have had a great start to their campaign. Romelu Lukaku will be joining the team this Sunday, a new signing that was made for a club-record transfer fee of PS97.5.
Arsenal vs Chelsea is a huge fixture in the Premier League, as we have witnessed many high-scoring matches. Didier Drogba is the greatest goal scorer in the history the North West London derby. He scored 13 goals in 15 appearances during his two stints at Chelsea.
Arsenal legend and former international from Ivory Coast, Thierry Henry, is closely following the French star. Henry scored 10 goals in 20 North West London derby appearances. From 1999 to 2007, the French star was at Arsenal.
Eden Hazard, a former Chelsea player, is also among the top five with seven goals from 19 games.
We take a look at the top five North West London derby players.