Talk of a takeover may have been swiftly rebuffed by Arsenal, but they are being overtaken by Tottenham Hotspur. A reported £1.5 billion mystery bid is not being taken remotely seriously by the club's hierarchy. Of more pressing concern should be the race for the Champions League place being badly lost. Seven points separate the two neighbours. Arsene Wenger has ten games to save his club from being worth decidedly less than the quoted price.