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​Ex-Arsenal striker van Persie: Klopp gave me my biggest compliment

Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie says he got the biggest compliment of his career from Jurgen Klopp.

Van Persie said he got the praise from Klopp after his impressive displays for Arsenal in the Champions League against Borussia Dortmund.

The Dutch star was at his prime in those seasons, helping Arsenal to secure a Champions League spot before eventually leaving to win a league title with Manchester United.

"Jurgen Klopp has given me the nicest of compliments, saying 'I've never seen a player playing in three positions at the same time," the ex-striker told Voetbal International.

"I fell back in the game, went on the wings, was in front.

"The team adapted to my playing style, they've played for me so that's the only reason I scored the goal and delivered an outstanding performance."

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