4873149Mark Clattenburg has been appointed to referee the north London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham on Sunday.

The two rivals face off in a potentially-fiery Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium at 12pm, with Clattenburg now confirmed as the match’s official, while Andre Marriner while act as fourth official.

The north London derby is one of the highest-profile fixtures for any referee to officiate and Clattenburg is sure to have plenty of pressure on his shoulders.

And although the immediate reaction from Arsenal fans seemed to be one of disappointment, Clattenburg has in fact awarded the Gunners eight penalties in his career – more than any other Premier League side.

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Culled from Squawka

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