Newcastle Remain Keen On Loan Deal For Dutch Striker

Oranje starlet is also desperate to move to St James’ this month.

Newcastle United remain keen on signing Borussia Monchengladbach front man Luuk de Jong on an initial six-month loan move in the January transfer window ahead of a possible permanent deal for the player at the end of the season, according to reports in the Newcastle Chronicle.

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The north-east outfit have been heavily linked with a move for the Netherlands international of late, however, the club are still to reach an agreement with the player’s employers about the cost of a six-month loan deal for de Jong.

Monchengladbach would prefer that any interested parties in the 23-year-old sign the striker on a permanent contract, however, the Magpies do not want to take that risk and so negotiations are still ongoing.