There were reports yesterday that PSV would like to sign Newcastle midfielder Siem de Jong on loan for the season and the reports were that the PSV Technical Director Marcel Brands had refused this week to deny his interest in the player.
However, today the player’s agent has said his client’s future is almost entirely dependent on what Newcastle want to do with the 27 year-old – who is currently out with a hamstring injury.
Siem de Jong in training during pre-season
Louis Laros is Siem’s agent and he has been speaking in Ad.nl in the Netherlands and he was asked whether Siem could be going on loan to PSV, the club where his younger brother Luuk currently plays at.
This is what Laros said:
“There are no talks between PSV and us. We rule nothing out, even the Netherlands. It obviously depends on what the plans of Newcastle United and whether they are open to a rental period.”
Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel seemed to be all set to join PSV for another loan move following his successful loan stint for PSV since late January, when he played well and helped them win the Dutch Championship.
Stoke City cancelled his loan spell in January which allowed him to move to PSV.
But Marco has just picked up a serious knee injury that will keep him out through October.
PSV are now looking for an alternative midfielder and it seems like Siem de Jong is just one of a number of players the Dutch Champions are currently considering.
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