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Mixed reaction on Twitter for Glen Johnson as defender confirms Liverpool departure

Liverpool defender Glen Johnson revealed via social media on Sunday afternoon that the game against Stoke City is likely to be his final appearance for the Merseyside outfit.

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The right-back posted a message on his official Twitter account in which he appeared to bid an emotional farewell to the Kop supporters after six seasons as a Reds player.

He joined the club from Portsmouth in 2009 and has gone on to make 160 apperances for the club but looks set to depart when his contract expires at the end of next month.

Johnson’s form during his first few seasons at Anfield were impressive but he has tailed off in recent years, with his error-strewn performance in the game against Crystal Palace towards the end of last season one that he’d like to forget.

A selection of Liverpool fans have reacted to the news on Twitter and it is safe to say that there has been a mixed reaction for the 30-year-old:

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