I can't wait to play with Manchester City stars, says returning midfielder Michael Johnson

03 September 2010 01:28
On the mend: City's 22-year-old Michael Johnson[LNB]Michael Johnson admits he cannot wait to start playing alongside Manchester City's galaxy of stars.[LNB]The 22-year-old midfielder has not played since the Carling Cup tie at Scunthorpe last October after rupturing a cruciate knee ligament in training.[LNB]But he is now on course to return to full training in the next couple of months and is looking at a December return.[LNB]'It will be great to play in a really good team. It's easy to forget that we were just a mid-table team not too long ago,' he said.[LNB]'We had some decent players, in fact some very good players, but as a team we were doing average.[LNB]'Now when you see the way we played against Liverpool (a 3-0 win) - things are just looking so good.[LNB]'It would be so easy to play in this team. Having those sort of quality players around you makes it easier.'[LNB]On his recovery progress Johnson added: 'Getting full fitness from there is another step but December doesn't seem that far now, everything's getting a lot closer for me.'[LNB] Manchester City wanted Marco Borriello but he ended up at Roma, reveals AC Milan star's agentManchester City are NOT ready to challenge for honours - Zlatan Ibrahimovic reveals reason for snubMANCHESTER CITY FC

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