Chelsea midfielder Van Ginkel: De Jong convinced me about AC Milan

Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel admits Holland teammate Nigel de Jong had a big say in his move to AC Milan. It was suggested Van Ginkel was signed by Milan to replace De Jong.

Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel admits Holland teammate Nigel de Jong had a big say in his move to AC Milan.

It was suggested Van Ginkel was signed by Milan to replace De Jong.

But he insists: "I talked to him about AC Milan and he told me good things about the club.

"I'm very happy with Milan. It's a big club where many Dutch footballers played, some big names too."

Van Ginkel has joined the Rossoneri on a season-long loan from Chelsea.

 
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