Photo: Harry Kane all smiles with Arsenal legend ahead of Tottenham showdown

Harry Kane poses with Arsenal legend Thierry Henry ahead of Tottenham's trip to The Emirates on Saturday

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Harry Kane and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry Photo: Harry Kane / Instagram

Harry Kane was all smiles as he posed for a picture with Thierry Henry ahead of Arsenal’s crunch north London derby showdown with Tottenham on Saturday.

The Spurs striker will be expected to start for the Lilywhites as Mauricio Pochettino’s men look to heap further misery on Arsenal after the Gunners’ 3-1 defeat by Manchester City before the international break.

Kane has been in sublime form for Tottenham this season, having already scored eight goals and made one assist in 10 Premier League games.

The 24-year-old has also netted five times in four Champions League games for Mauricio Pochettino’s men as Spurs look to qualify for the last 16 of Europe’s elite club competition.

Henry knows a thing or two about playing in feisty north London derbies, and the pair caught up as part of their media duties for Sky Sports ahead of Saturday’s big game.

Kane posted the picture above on his personal Instagram story and wrote the caption: “Rivals but respect.”

Tottenham head into the game on the back of their 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace before the international break, a result which kept the Lilywhites in third place in the table.

Arsenal, meanwhile, are fifth and 12 points behind leaders Manchester City.

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