Mauricio Pochettino's system makes Mario Götze a bad fit for Tottenham

Mario Goetze attends a Borussia Dortmund press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League Group H match against Real Madrid at Signal Iduna Park on September 25, 2017 in Dortmund,...

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly keen on signing the Borussia Dortmund ace this summer.

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Mauricio Pochettino will be desperate to bolster his ranks at Tottenham this summer, in an attempt to build a squad who are capable of reaching that elusive next level.

According to Football.London, one of the Argentine's key targets this summer is Borussia Dortmund star Mario Götze, and whilst there will be obvious excitement at the prospect of the German World Cup winner moving to north London, Spurs should proceed with caution.

The 26-year-old burst onto the scene with Dortmund way back in 2010, before securing a big money switch to Bayern Munich in the summer of 2013.

Mario Gotze of Borussia Dortmund (L) passes the ball under pressure from Diego Rossi of LAFC (Los Angeles Football Club) during their international soccer friendly in Los Angeles,...

His career really took off in 2014, when he scored Germany's winning goal in the World Cup final against Argentina, but unfortunately for him, he has been on a downward spiral since then.

Götze returned to Dortmund in the summer of 2016, for a fee believed to be worth in the region of £22 million, but injuries have hampered his progress.

According to a report from Sky Sports, Dortmund are willing to sell the 63-capped Germany international this summer, and they are prepared to take a hit on the £22 million they paid for his services two years ago.

Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur and Mario Gotze of Borussia Dortmund battle for possession during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia...

Whilst Götze possesses undoubted talent, he is hardly a physical specimen, and there would be question marks over whether he could handle the robust nature of the Premier League, especially with his less than impressive track record with injuries.

That combined with Pochettino's highly intense setup at Tottenham means that the German could really struggle to fit in at Spurs, and even though he may be available for a bargain this summer, the north London outfit should steer well clear.

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