White Hart Lane side set sights on Etihad Stadium forward.
Tottenham are said to be considering a move for Man City striker Edin Dzeko according to Sports Direct News.
Andre Villas-Boas is keen on landing Valencia forward Roberto Soldado and the White Hart Lane side have sent technical director Franco Baldini to step-up efforts to sign the Spanish international, but the Portuguese boss has identified Edin Dzeko as a back-up option.
The Bosnian international has struggled to retain a foothold in the Man City starting eleven for much of his for much of his two and a half years at the Etihad Stadium side and could be ready to consider a move away from the big spending club.
Dzeko may have felt his chances of regular first team football had improved following the sales of Mario Balotelli and Carlos Tevez but new boss Manuel Pellegrini has since signed Alvaro Negredo and Stevan Jovetic from Sevilla and Fiorentina respectively whilst tying down Sergio Aguero to a new long term deal.
Despite the lack of action Dzeko has still found the back of the net regularly for Man City, scoring 40 goals in 111 appearances, of which 47 were from the bench.
Tottenham could well do with alternative striking options with Emmanuel Adebayor putting in a dire series of performances last term and Jermain Defoe struggling for form in the second half of the campaign.