Boro hopeful Johnson will stay

Middlesbrough expect want-away winger Adam Johnson to remain at the Riverside until the summer after rejecting two bids from Manchester City.City boss Roberto Mancini has until 5pm today to make another bid for the highly-rated 22-year-old after having a �5m offer rebuffed over the weekend.

Middlesbrough expect want-away winger Adam Johnson to remain at the Riverside until the summer after rejecting two bids from Manchester City.

City boss Roberto Mancini has until 5pm today to make another bid for the highly-rated 22-year-old after having a �5m offer rebuffed over the weekend.

Several Premier League sides have been linked with Johnson but Boro boss Gordon Strachan is determined to keep the player to aid their bid for the play-offs.


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