Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

The Better De Jong?

The Better De Jong?

Having already tested the waters with a loan deal for a Dutch international called De Jong last season in a move that was a failure, there's news tonight that we're on the verge of adding the name permanently.

Only this time it's not the striker Luuk but his attacking midfielder brother Siem.

Siem De Jong was apparently given permission to leave an Austrian training camp for his club Ajax after a fee was agreed with us. The talk is also that a medical has been done and dusted with only the ink to dry on the contract and the usual announcement on the club website to come.

The 25-year-old made his Ajax debut in 2005, and has made 244 appearances, scoring 78 goals, he has also won the Dutch league four times.

De Jong will increase the Dutch quota with Vurnon Anita, and Dutch goalkeeper Tim Krul already at the club and may signal where the club's efforts have turned to after the well documented French raids.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Talk of the Tyne
Date:Tuesday July 1 2014
Time: 10:20PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Shearer Work Pays Off

Aside from Alan Shearer being a Newcastle legend and still the Premier League's highest goalscorer, he has been doing other things of note.

Newcastle United Injury News

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Newcastle United and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Toon Defender Looks For Final Chance

To say Haidara has been unlucky with injuries is an understatement

The Divorce That Newcastle Desperately Needs.

Supporting Newcastle United through The Ashley Years has been akin to a loveless marriage

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Many Players Do NUFC Need To Survive Next Season?
Suggested By: Talk of the Tyne
None4%
1-312%
4 or 541%
6 or 730%
More than 713%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.CuckFan223
2.Toon_NoMatterWot113
3.MickMartin67
4.Mcnamee6741
5.billybobcat40
6.The Pyrry30
7.crooktownmags28
8.keggy_keagal27
9.markylad7427
10.The Owl27
The Vital Football Members League