Arsenal set to move for £12m English youngster: Could be a perfect Wenger move!

There appears to be some momentum forming on around speculation that Arsene Wenger could be about to move for a promising Manchester City midfielder.

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Michael Johnson is keen on a move away from the Eastlands Stadium, with reports that the midfielder was unhappy at the way former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson was treated by City. It is also believed that Johnson is unhappy about not having financial parity with some of the other players at Manchester City.
North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with Johnson this summer along with Merseyside club Everton, with City valuing Johnson in the region of £10million. (

MANCHESTER City boss Mark Hughes is hoping to secure Arsenal target Michael Johnson on a new deal at Eastlands.
The England Under-21 international midfielder has attracted interest from a string of Premier League clubs including the north Londoners, although Hughes is keen to hang onto one of his most prized assets. (Guardian series)

Arsenal are reportedly lining up a summer move for Man City midfielder Michael Johnson (

Michael Johnson has been strongly linked with a few clubs recently including both Liverppool and Everton and it’s no surprise many sides are lining up for the 20 year old. He has shown maturity beyond his years and last season he was one of the big successes at Eastlands. Whilst the sacking of Sven unsettled many it appears the likes of Joe Hart and Richard Dunne have back tracked somewhat from their original declarations for moves, Johnson on the other hand doesn’t appear to have followed suit. Wenger can clearly see the potential in the 12m rated battler and he could well form an irristiable partnership with Fabregas and that will be hard to resist for the Gunners who appear to be getting ready to bid for star in the making, at least that is what these sources suggest. Do Arsenal fans think that Michael Johnson would be a perfect fit for the Emirates ethos? All you need is a bit of transfer rumour window voodoo.

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