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Kinnear Disappointed In Not Capturing Johnson

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Newcastle boss Joe Kinnear made it clear during Thursday's press conference that he was left disappointed after failing to capture the signing of Manchester City midfielder, Michael Johnson.

An official bid was tabled for Johnson but the Toon boss was left empty handed after City declined Newcastle's offer.

Kinnear said...

'At one stage, we thought we had Johnson then the goalposts were moved. We waited and waited and waited and the clock was running down.'

'We did not get a (City) reply until an hour before the deadline, even though we put in what we considered a decent offer.'




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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 5 2009

Time: 5:04PM

Your Comments

hit the road jack(or joe) we dont sell our best young players, especially to a club like your who will either destroy him as a prospect or keep him in the treatment room for the best part of his prime
Deejayvu
Understand he broke down in training again last week.
Johnny Baguette
Why would any player in their right (or even wrong) mind want to leave the world's richest club for the shambles that is Newcastle? Get real Kinnear, you arenot exactlly the biggest pull as a manager now eare you?
fifthcolumnblue
Strange whats happening with johnson. Hes clearly injured and shows no sign of improvement. But clubs are bidding over the odds for player who doesnt look he will play again this season or at all under hughes. The pair dislike each other and johnson enjoys publife too much. Newcastle can dream on, johnson isnt as thick as barton.
enzo city
This from the club that that messed us around with Given ......
Doody
yes JB......I read that he broke down again in training......something about a Pubis something or other......now we ask ourselves is that a bone near the groin...or something to do with him always out at Pubs and clubs.....lol
lincolnblue
Johnson and Sturridge will join the Villa in the summer.
young_jonah
Young jonah.........you might be right.
kennyclementstache
 

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