As quoted by Voetbal Primeur, Luuk De Jong has said that playing alongside elder brother, Siem, would be a dream come true for him.
De Jong joined Newcastle United from Ajax during the summer of 2014 amid much hype but it would perhaps be fair to state that the Dutchman’s time at St. James’ Park has proven to be an unmitigated disaster, while his brother had a previously unsuccessful loan spell at the club.
Due to persistent injury problems, De Jong has been limited to only 22 Premier League appearances throughout the course of two seasons at Newcastle and following the Magpies’ relegation into the Championship; it is widely believed that the 27-year-old will be leaving Tyneside.
A move back to the Netherlands with PSV Eindhoven has been seen as a possibility for De Jong (Goal) but his recent injury in pre-season has meant that the Dutch side are reportedly (Soccer News) delaying their approach for the six times capped Netherlands international.
Nonetheless, it does look all but certain that De Jong will be leaving Newcastle before the end of the summer transfer window and now the players’ brother, Luuk, has gone on to speak regarding the future of the Magpies’ flop.
De Jong, who currently plays for PSV, has stated he would like to see his elder brother join him at the Philips Stadion this summer and has revealed that the 27-year-old is keen on reviving his career ‘somewhere’.
De Jong was quoted saying by Voetbal Primeur, "It's a dream to play with him. He is of course welcome to me. It's a shame that he is injured in the preparation. Hopefully he recovers quickly because he wants to play good football somewhere.”