The Evening Chronicle says Toon will resurrect their interest in Ajax midfielder De Jong later in the summer - but managing director Lee Charnley must nail down striker targets before getting the green light to secure arrivals in other positions.
De Jong stated at the end of last season: "I really do not know what I'll do next season. I have spoken with the club but nothing is sorted. Also with Newcastle United, where my brother played last time, they have had a little contact with my agent.
"There was contact before, but it's nothing concrete. Newcastle is a great club."
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