Tottenham have declined to remark about reports that billionaire Jahm Najafi is set to start a £3.1bn takeover of the club.
Iranian-American Najafi is chair of athletics expense enterprise MSP Sports activities Money.
The Financial Situations reports he is functioning with a consortium of investors to set together a bid for Spurs.
It added Najafi was weeks away from approaching Tottenham proprietor Joe Lewis and Spurs chairman Daniel Levy.
Lewis is a British billionaire, who acquired Spurs for £22m from Alan Sugar in 2001.
Najafi is a minority shareholder in NBA team Phoenix Suns.
Tottenham, who missing the very first leg of their past-16 Champions League tie 1- in AC Milan on Tuesday, are fifth in the Premier League.
They play at the condition of the artwork 63,000-seat Tottenham Hotspur stadium, which price tag £1bn to make and hosted its initial Premier League game in April 2019.