Twente coach McClaren says Liverpool, Newcastle target De Jong "English style striker"

FC Twente coach Steve McClaren feels Luuk de Jong can thrive in the Premier League. Liverpool and Newcastle United are chasing the Dutch striker.

FC Twente coach Steve McClaren feels Luuk de Jong can thrive in the Premier League.

Liverpool and Newcastle United are chasing the Dutch striker.

McClaren said: "Luuk is an 'English style' striker, made for English football. I am just desperate to keep him one more year in Holland. But I realise that will be difficult.

"Luuk is big, strong, brilliant in the air and scores goals so easily. He has every quality a top class striker needs to have for a big club."

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