There could be a bit of good news on the way with Luuk De Jong confirmed as on his way to Newcastle for a medical.

Newcastle have had reported interest in the player  for some time now and now his move to Germany has ended in stalemate, the only route was for the Dutch striker to find another club.

luuk de jongWith only 72 minutes on the pitch in the Bundesliga this season, hopefully De Jong can hit the ground running.

Borussia Monchengladbach have confirmed via their Twitter page that Luuk De Jong has not trained today and is expected on Tyneside for a medical.

No confirmation as yet to whether the deal is permanent or on loan.

Alan Pardew had stated in his press conference yesterday that a striker deal was moving closer.