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Johnson Wants Permanent Move

Wednesday loanee defender Michael Johnson has revealed that he wants to make his loan stay at Hillsborough from Derby County permanent.

The experienced defender has helped Wednesday to an upturn in fortunes since making the loan switch from Pride Park and has made his desire to stay at S6 permanently known from day one.

Johnson was club captain at Derby last season but has fallen down the pecking order since the Rams' promotion to the Premiership last term.

And he has confirmed that he'd love to pull on the blue and white stripes permanently following the end of his loan deal, with a permanent deal for the defender on the cards for the January transfer window.

'I am enjoying my time at Sheffield Wednesday. It beats sitting on the bench or in the stands at Derby, even though they are in the Premiership, and I want to make the move permanent,' Johnson told the Sheffield Star.

Johnson has helped Wednesday to five wins from their eight league matches since his arrival in South Yorkshire, and his desire to stay an Owl will be a major boost for boss Brian Laws as he looks to bolster his weak defence.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 5 2007

Time: 11:58AM

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Would be glad to have him on a permanent basis. He is just the type of experience we need at the moment.
CLIFFANDJ
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05/11/2007 12:05:00

Two simple words, sign him.
Placebo
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05/11/2007 12:55:00

its a no brainer he has been superb since arriving tie him down mr laws before someone else gets in there.
carlton owl
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05/11/2007 13:24:00

good point carlton owl i aggree
s66owl
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05/11/2007 13:52:00

Do it quickly please before Blunts come in for him!!
will it ever happen
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05/11/2007 13:58:00

sign him now!
swfcjambo
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05/11/2007 14:43:00

before the piggys do!
JoshOwl
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05/11/2007 19:47:00

Whats saying we leave it to late?
will it ever happen
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05/11/2007 20:49:00

Experience and a total desire to play in the Blue and white.... A must sign ! Come on Laws you know it makes sense.
stevebooker
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05/11/2007 21:24:00

Hopefully nagotations are taking place as we speak?
will it ever happen
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05/11/2007 22:06:00

As said before, no brainer...
nickswfc
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05/11/2007 23:09:00

hes on loan til end of month then we can have him 1 more month witch takes us 2 end of decemba the a permanent signin in jan window is a must
mick66owl
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06/11/2007 00:40:00

have we signed him up yet
mick66owl
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07/11/2007 18:05:00

 

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