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Nigel de Jong

29-Year-Old Midfielder/Defender     AC Milan  Serie A

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Achilles    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  November 30, 1984    Birthplace:  Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nationality:  Netherlands    Height:  5' 9"    

December 9, 2012    Nigel de Jong News

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De Jong is expected to face a long layoff after snapping his Achilles tendon in his left leg, Football Italia reports.

This is not good news. However, AC Milan now will have to think about replacing him during the January transfer window.

Nigel de Jong: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 30, 2012

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The Dutch midfielder has left Manchester City to move to AC Milan, Football Italia reports.

A nice move by AC Milan. It gets a quality veteran player without having to spend big in doing so.

May 1, 2011

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De Jong netted the first goal in Sunday's 2-1 win over West Ham.

It was a beauty by one of the most despised players in the world, playing for one of the most despised teams in the world.

October 5, 2010

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December 15, 2009

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October 6, 2009

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De Jong will not be travelling with the Dutch squad to Australia due to the injury. It is unknown if he will be ready for the next Premier League match against Wigan in two weeks.

November 20, 2008

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Hamburg midfielder Nigel De Jong will be sidelined with a knee injury for the rest of the year, Sky Sports reports.

The Holland international has been out of action since damaging ligaments playing for his country against Iceland on 11th October and further aggravated the problem during training last Friday. An examination has now revealed that the Bundesliga outfit will have to do without him until after the winter break.

October 15, 2008

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Bundesliga leaders Hamburg have been dealt a blow with the news that midfielder Nigel de Jong could be missing for up to a month, Sky Sports reports.

The player damaged ligaments in his right knee while playing for Holland in Saturday's 2-0 World Cup qualifying win against Iceland. This rules him out of Holland's crucial Group 9 away game against Norway on Wednesday as they seek to qualify for the 2010 World Cup.