The pacey winger is set to be officially out-of-contract in a few weeks’ time and is due to leave Marseille on a Bosman deal.
With the 25-year-old an experienced full international, a host of clubs have been linked with moves for his services, including Liverpool.
However, Spurs are believed to be on the verge of sealing a deal, which could be completed by the start of next week.
Ayew is winger who has been lauded for his pace in the past and has shown an impressive edge in front of goal, netting at least eight league goals in each season of his l’OM career.
A move to England is understood to appeal to the player, with his brother, Jordan, having revealed that the Premier League is his sibling’s favoured destination.