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Newcastle loanee de Jong eager to start scoring for new club

Newcastle United striker Luuk de Jong, on loan from Borussia Monchengladbach, is keen to get on the scoresheet for the Magpies. "I have a good feeling playing for the Newcastle fans," the 23 year old Holland international told the Shields Gazette.

"When I came on against Sunderland, we were 2-0 down, of course, but the fans were still cheering me, and that gives me a good feeling.

"I just want to work hard for the team. I want to score goals and make some assists.

"That's important for the team. I know they will support me if I work hard for the team.

"Tottenham are a good team," he added. "But we play at home, so we've got a chance to beat them.

"It's going to be really tough. They have some good players."

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