However, he is equally capable of playing as a centre-back, and his versatile quality has appealed to Mauricio Pochettino.
He has often played as a makeshift midfielder for Stuttgart and played every second of the Bundesliga side’s domestic campaign.
Pavad has signed a long term deal last December but Spurs could still make a move for him if Alderweireld leaves.
The report claims that he fits the age profile favoured by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy.
Spurs are yet to make a new signing this summer, and Pochettino will surely be pushing to bring in new faces, especially now that the World Cup is over.
Alderweireld is yet to sign a new contract, and many believe the Belgian could leave the north London club in the coming weeks.