The Spaniard, who has scored four goals in three outings for Spurs since his £26million move from Valencia, says he has been prepared for the heated contest by his new teammates and admits he cannot wait for the encounter.
"Yes, my team-mates have told me what the derby means,” he said.
"It's the game with the biggest rivalry for Tottenham and I cannot wait to play in this environment and I hope we can get the three points.
"It's always important to score goals and I hope to keep on doing this for the team.
"The welcome I have got since my presentation here in the friendly against Espanyol has been great. To hear the fans singing your name is special and I hope it happens a lot more throughout the season."