Johnson close to Cottagers comeback

14 September 2010 08:49
Forgotten Fulham striker Andrew Johnson is targeting a return to action next month after an injury-plagued last 12 months.[LNB] Johnson made only 13 appearances last season after struggling with shoulder and groin problems.[LNB]The former Everton and Crystal Palace striker is determined to get back to fitness and he is hopeful of returning to action in the next few weeks.[LNB]"I've done everything I can to make sure I haven't lost any speed," Johnson told the Daily Mirror.[LNB]"I've worked on my glutes, my hamstrings and my core strength - everything that gives me pace. Of course, we'll see when I get out there, but I'm confident I can be as fast as I've ever been.[LNB]"If it's the end of September, October, or whenever, that's when it is, but I can see the light now."[LNB]Fulham boss Mark Hughes has confirmed Johnson is making good progress with his fitness and should be available for selection in October.[LNB]"Andy should be back in four weeks," Hughes told the Fulham Chronicle.[LNB]Johnson's return will come as a massive boost for Hughes with Bobby Zamora ruled out until next year after breaking his leg against Wolves on Saturday.

Source: Team_Talk