By Chris Wright
Saintly Dutch midfielder Mark Van Bommel is currently busy defending his compatriot Nigel De Jong , telling anyone that will listen that the Man City enforcer is really a ‘sweet guy’ – despite breaking two legs and kicking a Spaniard in the heart all within a six-month period.
De Jong has since been axed from the Netherlands squad by coach Bert Van Marwijk , but Van Bommel told AD Sportwereld that he is still very much a part of his father-in-law’s plans:
“Nigel is and remains one of us. We find this all very frustrating. It’s very unfortunate that he has broken the leg of an opponent twice in six months. But I know Nigel as