Palermo and Sporting Gijon eye Tottenham's Milos Veljkovic

HITC Sport understands two foreign clubs have made bids for Tottenham's Milos Veljkovic.

Tottenham midfielder Milos Veljkovic is the subject of interest from Italian side Palermo and Spanish outfit Sporting Gijon, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Veljkovic has found himself out of favour at Tottenham after failing to agree a new deal at White Hart Lane, with his current contract due to expire at the end of the season.

The Serbian, who can play either as a centre-back or holding midfielder, joined Tottenham in 2011 from Basel, but he has endured a frustrating time in north London.

Veljkovic has made just two Premier League appearances for the club, both as a substitute at the end of the 2013/14 season.

The 20-year-old has brief loan spells at Middlesbrough and Charlton Athletic last season as Tottenham looked for him to gain some first-team experience before returning to fight for his place in Mauricio Pochettino's plans, but Veljkovic has not been able to break into the side.

Tottenham are now ready to sell Veljkovic this month rather than letting him run down his contract and the news has alerted a number of clubs.

Sporting Gijon came close to signing Veljkovic last summer and they have continued to keep tabs on his situation, while Palermo are keen to bring in the player to boost their fight for survival in Serie A.

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