The England u-21 winger has been in sensational form in the Championship this season and has been targeted by several Premier League clubs. Tottenham have sent coaches Les Ferdinand and Tim Sherwood to watch the 20 year old numerous times and the club now feel they know enough about the players progress to make a January bid.
Although Ince, son of former Premier League star Paul, has seen his transfer value increase dramatically in recent weeks, it is still thought that that their will be fierce competition for his signature.
Reports are suggesting that a move for the Blackpool winger could be Spurs preparing for life without Gareth Bale who is being touted by a number of European football giants.
Tom Ince began his career at Liverpool but failed to break into the first team. A loan move to Notts County was relatively successful before his move to Blackpool that has thrown him into the spotlight.