The 22-year-old Belgium international has alerted a number of top-level European clubs with his performances last term, he hit 24 goals in all competitions, including the Lilywhites.
Tottenham are known to be desperate to add forward players to their ranks in the coming months, with Harry Kane’s exemplary fitness record having covered for the lack of options Mauricio Pochettino had available in 2015/16.
And reports claim that Batshuayi was watched by Mitchell as l’OM lost the final of the Coupe de France to Paris Saint-Germain.
Despite the result, the hit-man impressed, and the recruitment chief has recommended that the London club step up their pursuit of the £30m-rated player.
Spurs are unlikely to make any move ahead of the EUROs, in which Batshuayi is set to represent his home nation.