Benfica drop out of running for Spurs, Newcastle target De Jong

Benfica have dropped their pursuit of FC Twente striker Luuk de Jong.

Benfica have dropped their pursuit of FC Twente striker Luuk de Jong.

De Jong, who is also a target for Newcastle United, Liverpool and Tottenham, has seen his €15 million valuation force Benfica to look elsewhere.

A move to England is now likely for De Jong.

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