AC Milan coach Pippo Inzaghi has welcomed their signing of Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong.

Inzaghi has applauded Milan's decision to sign Nigel De Jong from Manchester City.

"He'll be very useful," Inzaghi, who is now a youth team Coach with the Diavolo after his contract expired in June, stated. "I'm happy that he has arrived.

"De Jong was an opponent of ours in that mythical 3-2 Champions League game and also in a number of other European ties between Ajax and Milan."