Tottenham are battling Borussia Dortmund for Atletico Mineiro midfielder Bernard.

Attacking midfielder Bernard is among the hottest ­prospects in Brazilian football and is expected to leave his club Atletico Mineiro this summer, says the Mirror.

Champions League ­finalists Dortmund have looked at 20-year-old Bernard as a potential replacement for Bayern Munich-bound Mario Gotze, but Tottenham are now showing a strong interest.