Jones joins NEC
By Gerrit van Leeuwen
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
David Jones is the latest player to leave Manchester United for foreign shores.David Jones is the latest player to leave Manchester United for foreign shores, with the midfielder striking a loan deal at NEC Nijmegen.
The England Under-21 international had been on loan at Preston, who wanted to keep him for the remainder of the season, but he opted to cut short his stint at Deepdale in favour of a move to the Netherlands.
Jones was granted permission by The Red Devils to travel to Nijmegen for a trial and a deal was concluded on Thursday following an impressive training spell.
The 21-year-old will spend the remainder of the season in the Eredivisie, before returning to Old Trafford in the hope of impressing Sir Alex Ferguson.
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, Richie Jones, Adam Eckersley, Lee Martin and Danny Simpson have left Old Trafford for spells in Belgium this month.