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10am Arsenal news LIVE: Thomas Partey ‘speaks perfect English’, Arteta wants new Mustafi contract, Aubameyang LATEST

ARSENAL are preparing for their North London derby against Tottenham tomorrow - and will face their bitter rivals without the suspended Eddie Nketiah.

But on the transfer front the Gunners are edging closer to a deal for Thomas Partey, who 'speaks perfect English' according to former Spurs right-back Kieran Trippier.

Elsewhere, Mikel Arteta wants a new contract for defender Shkodran Mustafi, while long-time target Luka Jovic is reported to be available.

Follow all the latest Arsenal news and transfer gossip below..

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