Bundesliga side Hoffenheim have joined Tottenham Hotspur in the race for 1.FC Koln winger Leonardo Bittencourt, according to Inside Futbol.

Despite Koln looking set for relegation this season Bittencourt is being highly sought after and has been linked with a summer move to Spurs.

However Hoffenheim are the latest side to be linked with the German winger, with several other clubs said to be showing an interest in the former Borussia Dortmund man.

Ligue 1 giants Monaco are another side said to be interested in securing his signature this summer as it looks increasingly likely that Bittencourt will leave Koln this summer.

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Hoffenheim head coach Julian Nagelsmann has reportedly already spoken to Bittencourt about a potential summer move to the club and they are pushing hard to secure his services in the summer.

Werder Bremen and RB Leipzig are two other Bundesliga clubs said to be keeping tabs on the player.