Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Owls Face Johnno Competition

Owls Face Johnno Competition

Wednesday will face competition for the signature of on-loan Michael Johnson in the January transfer window after the player revealed he already has offers from elsewhere.

The experienced Derby defender has already revealed he'd love to stay at Hillsborough on a full transfer when his loan deal comes to an end, and Owls boss Brian Laws has also revealed his desire for Johnno to stay at S6.

But a full transfer won't be as sraight forward as first though, with a number of rival clubs already approaching the defender over a full deal in light of his top-class performances in the blue and white stripes of late.

'I've been asked whether I'm interested in signing a permanent contract. I'd be delighted,' Johnson told the Sheffield Star.

'I've received one or two offers from other clubs; I've told them I want to speak to Wednesday first. At a time when I was low at Derby, they came and gave me the chance to show what I can do.

'I've had a decent few weeks here, so now a few clubs have expressed interest.'

The defender is currently in his second month on loan at Wednesday after failing to break in to the Derby side, despite being club captain at Pride Park last season, and will have the chance to take a third month when his current deal expires at the end of the month.

And Wednesday fans will be keeping their fingers crossed that the Owls can bag a deal with Johnson to see him become a fully fledged Owl in the January transfer window.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Nick
Date:Friday November 9 2007
Time: 11:40AM

Comments

0
Come on Allen, get your wallet out! We can't afford not to sign him. If the crowd can get behind him and show they want himlike we did for Kav then maybe that will help convince him even more that Hillsborough is the place for him.
SuperOwls
09/11/2007 11:46:00
0
Whats saying that one of the other clubs are them tossers down at the sty??
will it ever happen
09/11/2007 11:52:00
0
Where's your ambition Allen? I guess we'll find out at the end of the season if we've kept the likes of Johnson and Whelan and perhaps added to the squad instead of deducting from it as per usual......
Placebo
09/11/2007 12:11:00
0
you have taken the words out of my gob w.i,e.h it wouldnt be a surprise would it. we should be getting signed up now or is it just his agent trying to get him more money
mick66owl
09/11/2007 13:16:00
0
good player hes a poormans des walker but he will do for us at the moment
mick66owl
12/11/2007 00:17:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

Twitter Reaction - Owls Terrorise Ten-Man Terriers

Tom Sellers looks at the best of your tweets from after the 2-0 victory over Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

Video - Owls Boss Carlos On Sheffield TV

Carlos was in front of the camera's for an extended period of time for once

Audio & Comments - Winnall Reacts to Owls Move and Debut

Newest striker Sam Winnall on his Owls move and first game

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Did Winnall make a difference in the 2nd half Vs Huddersfield?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Yes95%
No5%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Jan 20 2017 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 3 2017 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 10 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg6
2.swfcjambo4
3.Nobsworth1
4.CHOWLER1
Vital Football Comment