Tottenham have been linked with Hannover 96 player Andre Hoffmann.
Reports in the German press today suggest Tottenham Hotspur have been scouting the impressive Andre Hoffmann.
BILD report that the interest has caused 'alarm' for his current club, Hannover 96, adding that Tottenham have followed his career 'for some time'.
So what may Spurs fans need to know about the prospective signing?
1) Hoffmann is 20-years-old and is a four-time capped German under-21 international.
2) Able to play as both a central defender and a defensive midfielder, he has made five starts at the back and four in midfield this season.
3) His pass completion rate of 86.2% is the highest of any Hannover 96 player so far this season.
4) He made his Bundesliga debut in January 2013, in an eventful 5-4 loss to FC Schalke, in which Lewis Holtby starred.
5) Hoffman has a total of two senior goals to his name and one assist.
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