Johnson snubs Boro as promising winger rejects new Riverside deal

21 May 2009 11:07
Middlesbrough winger Adam Johnson has rejected a new contract while the club have confirmed Stewart Downing will be out for at least three months with a broken foot.

Johnson, 20, has attracted interest from Spanish giants Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid plus Liverpool and wants to stay in top flight football.

Downing, meanwhile will have a pin inserted in his foot on Friday.

Boro's assistant manager Malcolm Crosby announced: 'Stewart is going to be out for two or three months at least.'

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Source: Daily_Mail