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Siem De Jong | Midfielder

Team: Newcastle United
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/28/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 176

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Siem de Jong has confirmed via social media that he is finally ready to resume full training after missing the last month due to an eye problem.
The injury stricken 27-year-old was left with blood pouring down his face after the former Ajax player was caught by a stray finger in a freak training ground accident. The force of which damaged his contact lense and De Jong was rushed to hospital amid initial concerns that his sight may be affected. However, further tests revealed there was no lasting damage although De Jong was not allowed to train until he was given the green light from an eye specialist. On Sunday, the attacking midfielder tweeted: "Important win yesterday! Last few weeks had treatment on the eye. Tomorrow I can finally start individual training #nufc #backsoon." Feb 9 - 4:14 AM