Tottenham are set to move for Flamengo midfielder Gerson.
Goal says Tottenham have been in regular contact with Gerson’s agent to discuss the player’s availability.
And Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is prepared to sanction an offer worth £16million for the 23-year-old’s signature.
European interest in Gerson is nothing new.
The central midfielder had a host of heavyweights clambering to secure his services in 2016 and even rejected the opportunity to join Arsenal.
He also spurned the advances of Borussia Dortmund and Barcelona before joining Serie A side Roma, where he endured a lacklustre spell before being sent to Fiorentina on loan