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Man City fans crucial for Chelsea clash - De Jong

Nigel de Jong says Manchester City's fans will be crucial in tomorrow's clash with Chelsea.

City did the double over Chelsea last season and De Jong hopes that can given them a mental edge.

"The fans can do a lot for us," he told City's website. "At home, they can be the twelfth man from the first minute onwards. That will be a big help and we expect a lot from them tomorrow.

"Everybody knows what happened last season. It was a special game for the club and the players. We are all looking forward to playing this game."

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