Ajax midfielder Siem de Jong claims Newcastle United have held informal talks with his agent regarding his availability. He saw his brother Luuk spend the second half of the 2013/14 campaign on loan at Newcastle.

De Jong told Holland's Soccer News: "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."

Were De Jong to make a move to England, it appears unlikely that he will be joined by Luuk, with Newcastle having passed on the option of making his loan deal permanent.

Siem de Jong added: "I do not know if he'll be there. He is employed by (Borussia) Monchengladbach and has not received a contract offer from Newcastle.

"I'm going next week to talk to Ajax, then I'll see."

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