Martin Jol ready to hold talks with Newcastle United after leaving Ajax - report

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Martin Jol is believed to be willing to hold talks with Newcastle United over succeeding Chris Hughton.

The former Tottenham Hotspur manager quit his position at the Dutch club within hours of Hughton's sacking, and is thought to be in pole position to be appointed at St James' Park.

Newcastle got rid of the 51-year-old after a run of five games without a victory, releasing a statement that pointed towards bringing in "an individual with more managerial experience" than the departing gaffer.

Now The Mirror reports that Jol is willing to hold talks with the Tyneside club to make a managerial return to the Premier League.

Back in May, he also exclusively revealed to Goal.com UK that he would welcome a return to England.

Jol has was previously linked with Fulham and Aston Villa when Mark Hughes and Martin O'Neill left Craven Cottage and Villa Park respectively.

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