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De Jong can relate to fans passion for Man City

Nigel de Jong says he's proud to be playing for Manchester City's passionate support.

The Holland international can relate to City supporters and their commitment to the cause.

"I love the City fans and the fighting spirit they have - it's something I can really relate to. And they know this is a match that we have to win," De Jong told the club's website.

"I see the passion our fans have for this club - they have City in their hearts and they'll give their all to support the team in every aspect they are involved."

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