It is now two defeats in two for Newcastle United wonderkid Garang Kuol at Volendam.

The Aussie teenager signed for the Eredivisie side on loan earlier this month, leaving Newcastle for the second time.

Kuol was at Hearts last season and really struggled. The forward could not get in the team, and the minutes he did get were not fully utilised.

It was a disappointing move north of the border, and now Newcastle have sent him to the Netherlands. They believe the Eredivisie is better for his development.

Hopefully that proves to be the case, but it has not been a perfect start at Volendam for Kuol.

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Garang Kuol misses out as Volendam lose again

It is two games and two defeats for Kuol at Volendam.

They started the season with a narrow 2-1 loss to Vitesse, with the 18-year-old coming off the bench to make his debut.

His side lost again on Satuday, falling 4-1 to Go Ahead Eagles away from home. This was a more crushing defeat, and Kuol was not involved at all.

He was not in the squad at the weekend, with Volendam manager Matthias Kohler admitting in the buildup that the youngster had not fully trained in the buildup.

“We have to be patient with him. That is simply the case with a young player who comes from a foreign competition. We will see to what extent and for how long he can be used against Go Ahead,” he told Noordhollands Dagblad.

Patience required for Newcastle youngster

It turned out that Kuol would not play any part against Go Ahead Eagles, as his latest loan move gets off to a tough start.

Dutch EredivisieVitesse Arnhem v Vitesse Arnhem
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But it is clear that Kohler is going to take his time with Kuol and is prepared to be careful with the summer signing. Hopefully in time he becomes a key player and really begins to kick on for The Other Oranje.

That is what Toon officials will hope, as Kuol is a player who the club have very high hopes for. Newcastle beat some major clubs to secure his signature, and are eager for him to fulfil his potential in a black and white shirt.

It did not work out at Hearts, so hopefully Volendam will be a different story. It has been far from a perfect start, but it is still very early days and it sounds like he is in good hands.

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