The Holland striker credits Neeskens with helping to keep his comeback on track.
Van Wolfswinkel said: "Johan has a lot of experience after playing football all over the world and he understands the game.
"So he was very helpful to me when it came to dealing with my foot injury.
"He was always telling me to take my time and to make sure I was properly recovered before coming back.
"But of course I didn't always listen to him. I just wanted to get back into action as quickly as possible!
"But he has been a big support for me. You need people around you."
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