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De Jong heads to PSV

Borussia Monchengladbach have announced the sale of former Newcastle United forward Luuk de Jong to PSV Eindhoven.

De Jong, who spent the second half of last season on loan at the Magpies, and has not scored a competitive goal in over a year, returns to the Netherlands, where he was the Eredivisie's second-highest goalscorer in 2011/12 with 25 for FC Twente.


Ji-Sung Park retires

The 33-year-old South Korean spent seven years at Old Trafford between 2005 and 2012 and played in the 2009 Champions League final - becoming the first Asian to do so.

I didn't cry about it yesterday, and I'm not crying about it today, that means I'm leaving with no regrets. I enjoyed playing football. I have achieved more than I thought I would. I'm truly grateful for all the support I have received and I will live the rest of my life thinking how I can pay it back.

– Ji-Sung Park

PSV positive on Cocu op

PSV Eindhoven technical director Marcel Brands says head coach Phillip Cocu's recovery from surgery to remove a tumour on his back is "on schedule" and insists the former Holland international will be given all the time he needs to return to full fitness.

The operation was successful, the tumour is completely removed.

He has a great night behind him and his recovery is on schedule. His rehabilitation is now central.

Cocu will continue in the hospital for the coming days at least.

It is difficult to say anything about the recovery period. Knowing Phillip he will want to recover as quickly as possible and maintain close contact with the coaching staff.

On behalf of all the people of PSV, I above all want to wish him a good recovery, regardless of the time. That's the main thing.

– PSV Eindhoven technical director Marcel Brands

Cocu has tumour removed

PSV Eindhoven head coach Phillip Cocu has undergone successful surgery to remove a "benign" tumour from his back, the Eredivisie club have announced.

The 43-year-old former Holland midfielder had recently complained of back pain and was subsequently diagnosed with a tumour, which doctors believe to be benign having removed it on Thursday morning.

PSV are set to host FC Groningen at the Philips Stadion on Saturday night but Cocu will not be involved as he begins a course of rehabilitation.


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