Newcastle United are keen on Borussia ­Monchengladbach striker Luuk de Jong.

The Daily Star Sunday says De Jong is still being monitored by Newcastle, who failed to land the Netherlands ­international before he quit FC Twente in a £12m deal around 18 months ago.

De Jong, 23, is out of favour at Borussia - and has arranged showdown talks over his future.

That means he could be available on loan, although Stoke City are also interested.

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