Tottenham considering January bid for former AVB transfer target - report

According to reports, Tottenham are monitoring the progress of Borussia Monchengladbach winger Patrick Herrmann.

Sunday's last-gasp 2-1 win over Aston Villa appears to have relieved some of the pressure off Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, with Harry Kane's injury time free kick handing Spurs the victory.

Yet there is still a call for more from Spurs, with inconsistent displays halting their progress under new boss Pochettino, who did a fantastic job at Southampton last season.

After making just a few calculated moves in the summer, Pochettino is expected to be far busier in the 2015 transfer windows, both in winter and summer.

The additions of Michel Vorm, Eric Dier, Federico Fazio, Ben Davies and Benjamin Stambouli over the summer were a million miles from the £100m worth of talent purchased by Andre Villas-Boas last summer.

Yet with the January transfer window fast approaching, one of VIllas-Boas' former targets is being linked with a move to White Hart Lane once again.

In October 2012, Villas-Boas was being strongly linked with a £7.5m bid for Borussia Monchengladbach star Patrick Herrmann, who rose to prominence after the sale of Marco Reus to Borussia Dortmund.

With impressive pace and dribbling ability, Herrmann is rightly one of the most sought-after players from the Bundesliga, with five goals in 15 games already this season.

Two years after the initial links with Spurs, it has emerged that Pochettino is also eyeing up a bid to finally make him a Tottenham player.

The 23-year-old would offer another wide option for Spurs alongside Erik Lamela, Andros Townsend and Nacer Chadli, but should he arrive at White Hart Lane, it would surely spell the end of the road for Aaron Lennon.

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