Leicester snap up City star Johnson

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Updated: July 29, 2011

Manchester City midfielder Michael Johnson has signed for Leicester City on a season-long loan deal.

The former under-21 midfielder, who was previously linked with moves to Liverpool and Everton, will be re-acquainted with former manager Sven-Goran Eriksson, under whom he made his name with City before injury stopped his progress.

Johnson has struggled with abdominal injuries since 2008 and has endured a number of setbacks in his bid to return to full fitness. Injuries have restricted the former England U21 international to just 45 first-team appearances for City

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