Newcastle move ahead of Spurs for De Jong

Tottenham are preparing a bid for FC Twente striker Luuk de Jong.

Tottenham are preparing a bid for FC Twente striker Luuk de Jong.

The Sunday Express says Tottenham and Newcastle are preparing moves for FC Twente’s rising Dutch star De Jong, 21, after Euro 2012.

However, confusion over Harry Redknapp's status at Spurs could allow Newcastle a free run at the centre-forward.

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