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Glen Johnson

30-Year-Old Defender     Liverpool  Premier


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Thigh    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  August 23, 1984    Birthplace:  Greenwich, United Kingdom
Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  154 lbs    

September 11, 2014    Glen Johnson News

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Johnson will not play in Liverpool's Premier League match against Aston Villa due to a thigh injury, the Liverpool Echo reports.

Johnson was unable to play against Tottenham before the international break, so it's a little concerning that the time off didn't allow him to recover. Javier Manquillo will likely get another start in Johnson's stead.

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Glen Johnson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 30, 2014

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Johnson (thigh) should be considered doubtful for Liverpool's upcoming clash with Tottenham on Sunday after manager Brendan Rodgers said, "Johnson is probably the one that it could be difficult for, with a thigh problem".

Johnson will most likely be replaced by new signing Javier Manquillo and if the young Spaniard does well, Johnson's place in the starting XI could be in jeopardy upon his return.

August 25, 2014

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Johnson suffered a thigh injury during Monday's match at Manchester City, according to James Pearce of the Liverpool Echo.

Johnson moved over to right back on Monday to make way for new-signing Alberto Moreno to play on the left. If he can have success there, his fantasy value should remain constant, although Liverpool have a tough matchup at White Hart Lane next weekend.

August 25, 2014

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Johnson is in manager Brendan Rodgers' starting XI for Monday's match against Manchester City, making the move over to right back with new signing Alberto Moreno getting the start on the left side.

Johnson has been played out of position on the left side for most of his Liverpool career so it will be interesting to see if the move back to a more natural right side, results in improved performances.

May 20, 2014

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Discussions between Johnson and Liverpool have come to a sticking point where the defender seeks a longer term deal than what the club is willing to offer, reports the Daily Mail.

Johnson has been offered an additional year on top of his remaining 12 months at the club, but the player is holding out for a longer offer. The defender suffered an own goal this past season, but helped deliver nine clean sheets and eight blocks without having a regular starting position in the side.

March 23, 2014

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Johnson picked up an assist in Saturday's 6-3 win at Cardiff City.

The assist was Johnson's second this season, with the first coming back on December 7 against West Ham. Johnson dealt with an ankle injury in January and February, but appears fully fit with a very promising fantasy matchup Wednesday against Sunderland at Anfield.

February 24, 2014

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Johnson returned from an ankle injury and played the full 90 minutes in Liverpool's 4-3 victory over Swansea on Sunday.

Johnson took over for Aly Cissokho at right back and was fit enough to last the entire match. Johnson has had a disappointing season thus far, so it will be interesting to see if he can get back on track now that he is healthy.

February 21, 2014

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Johnson (ankle) looks ready to come into the squad for Liverpool's upcoming fixture with Swansea, The Mirror reports.

Johnson should slot back into his usual right back position, sending Aly Cissokho to the bench.