Report: Tottenham's Pochettino to lodge offer for Michy Batshuayi

Olympique Marseille's Michy Batshuayi celebrates after scoring against Lorient

Tottenham are expected to make an offer for Michy Batshuayi.

Olympique Marseille's Michy Batshuayi celebrates after scoring against LorientOlympique Marseille's Michy Batshuayi celebrates after scoring against Lorient

Tottenham Hotspur are expected to make an offer for Michy Batshuayi, report The Times.

The paper claim head coach Mauricio Pochettino watched him in last weekend's French Cup final between Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain, and was left impressed.

Olympique Marseille's Michy Batshuayi celebrates after scoring against LorientOlympique Marseille's Michy Batshuayi celebrates after scoring against Lorient

Batshuayi netted in the final  but it was only a late consolation as PSG won 4-2.

The Belgian international is highly rated, and has scored 23 goals in total this past season in all competitions, with 17 coming in Ligue 1.

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He is part of the upcoming squad for the European Championships, and will compete with Divock Origi, Romelu Lukaku and Christian Benteke for a starting spot.

22-year-old Batshuayi featured on our pre-tournament list of the top 50 players at Euro 2016, rated at number 47.

Spurs are looking for support for Premier League Golden Boot winner Harry Kane this summer, as they tool up for their return to the Champions League next season.

They could face competition from West Ham, with The Mirror reporting interest from both sides earlier this month amid suggestions from the Marseille hierarchy that they will cash in.

Olympique Marseille's Michy Batshuayi (L) challenges Lille's Idrissa GueyeOlympique Marseille's Michy Batshuayi (L) challenges Lille's Idrissa Gueye

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