PHOTO: Tottenham hero Harry Kane in an Arsenal shirt as a youngster

Tottenham Hotspur Stands

A photo has been discovered of Tottenham's Harry Kane in an Arsenal shirt as a kid.

A picture has been unearthed of Tottenham Hotspur youngster Harry Kane in an Arsenal shirt.

Kane is a Tottenham fan, but began his football career playing with Arsenal's youth teams.

He had been able to keep this fact relatively quiet until Brentford defender and ex-Gunner Nico Yennaris discussed it in a recent match programme.

The Mail reported: "An image of the youngster has circulated on social media, with him lining up for an Arsenal squad photo at a youth summer tournament in July 2001.

"Kane, along with the likes of Benik Afobe, Chuks Aneke, Nico Yennaris and Jamie Lawrence, all featured for the Under eight side at the Watford International Festival at Parmiter's School."

Arsenal did not pursue their ties to Kane, who was eight at the time, and he has gone on to prove that decision a mistake on a grand level.

The Gunners can't get every decision right, and very few predicted even this season Kane would be sitting here with a goal tally of 17 in all competitions with January only just beginning.

Register for TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR team updates

Register for ARSENAL team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch