Reports linking Bayern Munich with Mauricio Pochettino and Harry Kane are extremely worrying for Tottenham

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur speaks to Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the press conference at Allianz Stadium on February 12, 2018 in Turin, Italy.

Bayern Munich reportedly want Tottenham Hotspur's Mauricio Pochettino and Harry Kane.

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur and Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur speak during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Wimbledon at...

This summer could turn out to be a pivotal one for Tottenham, as they look to take the next step up and make a serious challenge for both the Premier League title and the Champions League.

Spurs' two most important figures Harry Kane and Mauricio Pochettino have been linked with exits from the club at the end of the season, though, and that could spell disaster for the Lilywhites.

Spanish publication Marca claim that Bayern Munich want Pochettino to be their new manager, and that they see Kane as their primary summer transfer target.

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur shakes hands with Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur as he is subbed off during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and...

Whilst Tottenham will surely fight tooth and nail to keep hold of both their manager and star striker, when a club with Bayern's stature come knocking, it can be hard to resist their overtures.

The Argentine arrived in north London in the summer of 2014, and has gone on to firmly establish himself as one of the continent's best managers, after transforming Spurs into genuine challengers both domestically and on the continent.

Kane, meanwhile, is widely considered to be one of the best strikers in Europe, having already chalked up 134 goals in 204 appearances for Tottenham.

Tottenham Hotspur Manager Mauricio Pochettino embraces Harry Kane as he leaves the field during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus on August 5, 2017 in...

The Lilywhites must prove their ambition in the summer by rejecting any advances for their manager and prized hitman, if they truly want to continue their progression and development as a top European club.

Pochettino and Kane represent Spurs' best chance of achieving success over the next few years, and losing them both this summer could prove to be the beginning of the end for them.

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