Sunderland A.F.C. - SAFC hold Johnson talks?
UK time is: 22:59:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

SAFC hold Johnson talks?

Sky Sports news are reporting that Sunderland have held preliminary talks with Manchester City winger Adam Johnson over a possible move to the Stadium of Light.

The 25 year-old Sunderland-born winger only signed a new five-year deal with Champions Manchester City in January but has featured only fleetingly since.

Johnson has been rumoured to be a target for Martin O'Neill all summer long, with Sebastian Larsson and James McClean the only out-and-out wingers at the club.

Sky Sports News report that Sunderland have had a 10m offer for the England international accepted and are now in preliminary talks over a return to the North East.

The 5'10 winger left Middlesbrough in 2010, joining City for an undisclosed fee. It was of course, against Sunderland, that Johnson scored his first goal for the Citizens, rescuing a point for the Eastlands club.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: safc123 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 19 2012

Time: 11:49AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
AJ is a Sunderland fan through and through, he has bags of talent, but is lazy and it appears he is not prepared to put the work in, to get that recognition that his name would automatically be on the starting sheet. He lacks the consistancy you would like in a player. He loves to play on the right, but with good defenders it is easy to defend against as his right foot is very weak and he is cleary not confident in using it. Likewise when defending being a left footer playing down the right, his tendancy is to defend with his left foot and he just can't do it and gives the ball away in dangerous places on more than one occasion. Whe playing down the left, you would think he wiuld be able to handle that being his natural side but for some reason he can't, however his defending is better, go figure. If you did buy him I would play him in the centre, he is tricky has a great left foot, but is he worth the reported 15m we want for him? Perhaps O'Neill could get the best out of him and if he could then 15m is a steal.
Buzz Lightyear
Report Abuse
19/08/2012 13:23:00

Interesting. I think as much as anything he'd really, really benefit from being loved & being selected week-in, week-out. I'm not so sure about 15m, that is a ludicrous price if you ask me, but for 10m - great business.
wfc123
Report Abuse
20/08/2012 18:20:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Archived Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

List All Vital Sunderland Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. WBA 38 11 11 16 -13 44
14. Leicester City 38 11 8 19 -9 41
15. Newcastle 38 10 9 19 -23 39
16. Sunderland 38 7 17 14 -22 38
17. Aston Villa 38 10 8 20 -26 38
18. Hull City 38 8 11 19 -18 35
19. Burnley 38 7 12 19 -25 33

Breaking League News

Consequences of schism
Chelsea : 29/05/2015 20:44:01
Diego Costa in Another Injury Scare!
Chelsea : 29/05/2015 18:57:01
Atsu Joins Bournemouth
Chelsea : 29/05/2015 18:49:01
Hendon Pens Two-Year Orient Deal
West Ham : 29/05/2015 18:40:01
United Swooping for French Teenager
Man Utd : 29/05/2015 18:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you want Dick Advocaat to stay?
Suggested By:  
Yes, he's done a great job so far 84%
No, time for somebody new. 16%