Newcastle to move for Gladbach striker Luuk de Jong
De Jong is set to leave Gladbach on-loan from January.
Club board member Hans Meyer said: "We will possibly loan Luuk at Christmas but definitely not to a competitor.
"Our head coach Lucien Favre has said from the start he didn't have 100% confidence in De Jong filling the striker position but I think we'll find a solution."
PA Sport says it is understood Newcastle are monitoring the situation.
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