De Jong buzzing in ear of Arsenal's Van Persie about Man City move

Nigel de Jong has been working on Arsenal striker Robin van Persie to sign for Manchester City.

Nigel de Jong has been working on Arsenal striker Robin van Persie to sign for Manchester City.

The Sunday Mirror says De Jong has been privately encouraging his Holland ­international team-mate and close friend to join City.

Mario Balotelli and Kolo Toure have also publicly declared their admiration for van Persie in recent days.

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