Siem de Jong eager to impress with goals for Newcastle United

Siem de Jong insists that scoring goals will be a big part of his game at Newcastle United next season.

Siem de Jong has revealed that his big target is to contribute goals on a regular basis in the Premier League following his move to Newcastle United.

The Magpies completed a six-year deal after agreeing a fee with Ajax for their captain, who believes that he will also trusted to be a leader for his new club when the season starts in August.

"I hope to bring a lot of attacking play and goals. At Ajax I scored quite a lot of goals as an attacking midfielder, sometimes as a striker, and I hope to do that here too," De Jong is quoted as saying by The Mirror. "I want to help the team be as good as it can be.

"I had a great couple of years [as captain] at Ajax and really improved my leadership skills.

"It was good for me to be captain and to have that opportunity at Ajax. I hope that will help me here."

De Jong scored nine goals in all competitions for Ajax last season.

Siem De Jong of AFC Ajax walks into the field during the international friendly match between Perija Jakarta and AFC Ajax on May 11, 2014
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