Ajax chief Jonk confirms Newcastle approach for Anita

Ajax chief Wim Jonk has confirmed Newcastle United have made an approach for Vurnon Anita.

Ajax chief Wim Jonk has confirmed Newcastle United have made an approach for Vurnon Anita.

The young midfielder, who can also play at the back, is viewed at Newcastle as a potential replacement for Cheick Tiote.

Jonk revealed an offer of €5 million from Newcastle, before adding: "Therefore, we haven't bothered replying.

"So, we're not negotiating, unless they come back with a different price. Now it is quiet, but English clubs are always late with transfers."

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