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Luuk de Jong

Luuk de Jong
Birthdate:August 27, 1990 in Aigle (Swi)
International:14(4) caps(goals)
Current club:PSV (Netherlands)
Contract until:2019
Former club(s):Newcastle United (Eng), Borussia Mönchengladbach (Ger), FC Twente, de Graafschap
Dutch international striker Luuk de Jong moved abroad in summer 2012. He signed a 5-year contract at German outfit Borussia Monchengladbach for a record fee of 15ME. In January 2014, he moved to England to sign for Newcastle on loan until the end of the season.

In summer 2014 he returned home signing a 5-year contract at PSV Eindhoven. His spell at Eindhoven immediately became successful. Luuk de Jong won the championship with PSV in 2015. In 2016 he even became top scorer of the team after winning the Dutch league for the second time.

Luuk his brother Siem is also playing professional football and moved to Newcastle from Ajax in the same month as Luuk moved to Germany.

Last update: November 14, 2017