Newcastle’s De Jong gives injury update

INJURED ... Siem de Jong.
INJURED ... Siem de Jong.
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SIEM de Jong has revealed he is still a “couple of months” away from returning to action for Newcastle United.

The summer signing has been sidelined since early September with a thigh injury, but is now ready to walk again without crutches.

The Dutchman posted on Facebook: “On my way back to Newcastle.

“Just saw the surgeon in London and all looks good.

“I can slowly start building up strength again and start walking without crutches.

“Still a couple of months to go but I’m going to work hard and I’m sure I will get back stronger!”