Aymen Abdennour
Aymen Abdennour is open to a move to the Premier League after revealing Tottenham interestGetty

Tottenham are reportedly tracking AS Monaco defender Aymen Abdennour and have registered their interest in singing the defender.

The Tunisian defender has admitted to being aware of the north London club's interest, but insists that even though he is open to make the move, he is currently happy with the French club.

Mauricio Pochettino is on the market to strengthen his team's defensive department, and was linked with various players during the January transfer window with reports suggesting that the White Hart Lane outfit had reached an agreement with West Ham United star Winston Reid.

While, the New Zealander will be out of contract at the end of the season, it is believed that he will join Spurs on a free transfer in the summer.

Abdennour joined Monaco on a permanent deal just last summer, after impressing during a loan spell with the Principality club in the final six months of the 2013/14 season.

The Tunisian has not been a regular member of the the starting XI under manager Leonardo Jardim and has made just nine league starts since his arrival at the club in July.

Spurs' Argentine manager seems impressed with the defender and has made his interest known, but the player insists that he will remain patient and not rush with a move away from his current employers.

"Yes, I am aware of it (the interest). But I am at Monaco and I am concentrating on my club," Abdennour said, as quoted by the Mirror.

"Why not? Right now I have to be patient. Things will happen naturally. I am not going to put any pressure on myself because I am very happy at Monaco," the Tunisian international added.

The 25-year-old defender, would have further enhanced his reputation following an impressive performance during Monaco's 3-1 demolition of Arsenal in the Champions League last-16 first leg at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night.