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Man Utd winger Chong tribute to 'legend' Van Persie

Manchester United winger Tahith Chong has spoken of his admiration for Robin van Persie.

Like Van Persie, Chong is a former Feyenoord player before breaking through at United, where Van Persie achieved league title success.

Chong told MUTV: “I've seen him play quite a lot, because he played for Feyenoord and for Manchester United. We saw clips of him.

"It was very special to see him play at Manchester United a few years later, it was special how he developed as a player.

"Robin is a legend in the Netherlands. It was great that he went back to Feyenoord to end his career there. That shows what a legend he is. At Feyenoord, everyone knew who Van Persie was."

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