AZ Alkmaar medical scheduled for Jets youngster Holland

AZ Alkmaar are in advanced talks for Newcastle Jets midfielder James Holland.

AZ Alkmaar are in advanced talks for Newcastle Jets midfielder James Holland.

The Newcastle Herald says Holland lines up for the struggling A-League champions against the Queensland Roar tomorrow before jetting out to The Netherlands on Monday for a trial and medical.

If, as expected, the deal is finalised, Holland would be the second Jets player to head overseas after Jade North yesterday signed off on a three-year contract with Korean club Incheon United.

"It is a great opportunity for him," said Jets boss Gary van Egmond.

"You are really happy to see players go overseas. If we were to lose players to rival A-league clubs it would be more of a concern.

"James is now the second person following Jado. There are plenty more with potential to go down the track."

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