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Harry Kane admits Bayern Munich’s underperforming stars must “step up and be counted” in their Champions League quarter-final second leg against Arsenal, which offers hope of rescuing a potentially trophyless season.

A lack of silverware was not part of the plan when Kane joined Bayern last summer but they have drawn a blank domestically, a fact confirmed on Sunday when Bayer Leverkusen sealed the Bundesliga title, taking it outside Bavaria for the first time since 2012. But they start as favourites against Mikel Arteta’s side on Wednesday after last week’s 2-2 draw and Kane believes it is time for the six-time continental champions to make their experience count.

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