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Newcastle set to seal Johnson transfer

Newcastle United are set to seal a sensational move for highly-rated England U21 starlet Michael Johnson, reports Sky Sports News.

United were interested in the midfielder for much of the transfer window, but have now launched a significant bid, with City understood to be willing to sell the player.




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The Journalist

Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 2 2009

Time: 11:11AM

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City fans will be absolutely gutted to see MJ go, on the grounds that he has bags of potential. Unfortunately, there are a lot of unsavoury rumours about the player's attitude and off-field activities. Magpies could have a future world-class player or a sick-note with a bad attitude. Good luck with him if he signs!
fifthcolumnblue
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02/02/2009 12:27:00

I dont think they will deal, but according to SSN, he is not coming
Buzz Lightyear
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02/02/2009 12:41:00

this wont happen. The article suggests that he's got a pen in his hand ready to sign... he's still in manchester !
geordie_mark
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02/02/2009 12:57:00

He's a good player tho wudnt mind him coming
nu-switz-fc
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02/02/2009 15:06:00

Excellent young player, lots of clubs have been looking at him.
storagematt
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02/02/2009 18:02:00

Thankfully this was all speculation, and City have now turned down an 8m pound bid for Johnson. Bad luck Geordies, but Nolan is a similar sort of player who will do a good job for you. Perhaps not as good as Johnson. but at least he's fit and experienced.
fifthcolumnblue
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02/02/2009 19:07:00

*********. Genuinely gutted about not getting the lad.
BaldEagle
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02/02/2009 19:29:00

Very gutted could of worked well wif Nolan.
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03/02/2009 09:31:00

 

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