Newcastle United are interested in Ajax midfielder Siem de Jong.

The People says Newcastle are on the trail of £12million-rated Ajax playmaker De Jong, as they look to replace Yohan Cabaye this summer.

The 25-year-old Swiss-born Dutchman has been tracked by the Geordies since Cabaye left for Paris Saint-Germain in January.

The attacking midfielder is brother of striker Luuk de Jong, who is at St James' Park on-loan from Borussia Moenchengladbach.

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