Last Updated: Sat, 02 Mar 2013 14:01
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has warned Tottenham his side are no longer reliant on the goal threat of any one player.
Wales international Gareth Bale scored his eighth goal in his last six appearances with a superb last-minute winner to beat West Ham 3-2 on Monday night, a victory which lifted Spurs up to third in the Barclays Premier League table.
The 23-year-old has proved pivotal to the success of Andre Villas-Boas' team this season, as Tottenham look to finish above their rivals for the first time in almost 20 years.
However, as the two sides prepare to do battle in the north London derby at White Hart Lane on Sunday, Wenger insists he has no special plans to shackle Bale - and declared his own side can produce plenty of attacking threats as they look to blow the race for Champions League football wide open again.
"At the moment I feel we can score from many positions and I prefer that, personally," said Wenger, whose side are unbeaten in five league games.
"We have many players who can score - (Theo) Walcott can score, (Olivier) Giroud can score, (Santi) Cazorla can score, (Lukas) Podolski can score, I think (Jack) Wilshere will score as well, so we have many.
"We have scored more goals than last year and last year our efficiency was always depending on (Robin) van Persie and I always worried about the day van Persie gets injured."
Wenger is in no doubt of what a derby double would do for the Arsenal fans, having seen their team thump Spurs 5-2 at the Emirates Stadium in November.
"The longer you stay here, the more you realise how some houses are divided in two and what impact it has on the mood of the week after of everybody," he said.
"It is an interesting game because there is something at stake and the outcome will give a big boost to the team who wins it. The game on Sunday will have a psychological importance for the rest of the season."
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