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Werder Bremen winger Chong: Zlatan would look out for me at Man Utd

Werder Bremen winger Tahith Chong has spoken of playing with Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United.

The Dutchman moved to Werder on-loan for the new season.

"At Manchester United, at that time, I think I was just 16 or 17," he told bundesliga.com.

“But if they needed a player or something, then I think once or twice I trained with them. Then after a while, he remembered my face, so would come across in the gym and would speak to me every once in a while. Yeah, so once or twice I trained with the first team lads.

“Obviously, he's a big leader, on and off the pitch. Every once in a while, because he can speak a bit of Dutch still, he used to play at Ajax also, so off the pitch he used to try to help me and speak to me on stuff I can maybe improve. So, that definitely helped also, he has been a help."


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