"With all due respect to Man City and AC Milan, Mario is going to get a different kind of support here," he said. "These are the best fans in the world and they always get behind our strikers. I've told Mario it's all there for him.
"If he plays well and works hard, these supporters will get behind him. He won't have experienced support like what he's about to get."
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