Date: 31st August 2007 at 11:09am
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The first player to arrive at Pompey today is Glen Johnson.

The England international has signed a 4 year contract for an undisclosed amount, thought to be around £3m, arriving from Chelsea.

I said earlier that ‘I would not particularly want him back, as I was not that impressed with him when he was on loan last season. He started well but seemed to take his almost ‘guaranteed’ first team spot for granted’.

But I also said ‘if he does come back clearly I will get behind the fella’, which I will. Hopefully he has grown up, which should help his apparent lack of concentration, which more than lets him down at times.

One of the most positive things about this move is that Harry Redknapp has signed British, better still English.

So that is one in, but will there be more?


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