Spurs are widely expected to sign a new centre-back ahead of the new season and according to The Mirror, Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is an admirer of the Denmark international and is keen to bring him to north London in the upcoming market.
The Reds and Spurs are being linked with a potential summer bid for the England Under-21 international, who has two years left to run on his current contract at Villa Park.
The 29-year-old midfielder will become a free agent at the end of the season and he is expected to leave the Bernabeu.
Spurs have previously been linked with the Spaniard in the January transfer window and according to the Daily Star, the Premier League giants could soon offer a contract to the attacker.
Ever since his days of leading training sessions under the likes of Sir Bobby Robson, Jose Mourinho has established himself as an absolutely titanic figure within the world of football. Decorated with trophies at every club he has managed and known for being the ultimate winner, Mourinho’s charismatic and controversial personality has endeared and polarised fans and pundits alike over the years.