Tottenham want Palermo ace Ilicic

The agent of Palermo’s Josip Ilicic has revealed that Tottenham Hotspur are among a number of clubs interested in the Slovenian.
The 23-year-old only joined Palermo in the summer from NK Maribor, but eight goals in 23 appearances has alerted the attentions of a number of managers across Europe.
Ilicic’s agent Armir Ruznic insists that no contact has been made between himself and Spurs, but the White Hart Lane club’s interest is genuine.
Spurs are not the only club top flight club in England to be tracking the midfielder with a host of Spanish clubs also in the frame for his signature.
Discussing the potential of a deal with, Ruznic said: “I have not had contact with Tottenham executives but it is indisputable that the player is liked by the English club.
“For Ilicic, there are several teams in the English and Spanish league, as well as the Italian one, interested, but at present there is nothing concrete that would suggest a departure from Palermo at the end of the season.
“Also, president (Maurizio) Zamparini has confirmed to me on several occasions his intention to build a team around the likes of Ilicic and (Armin) Bacinovic to help the team aspire to make major breakthroughs, like Champions League qualification.
“In the near future we’ll be discussing their contractual situations, but the players shouldn’t be leaving Palermo in the next two years.” Welcome Bonus Offer Betway

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