Johnson eyeing favours
Fredy Guarin’s agent has denied reports the midfielder wants to
leave Inter Milan and says there has been no interest from
Colombia international Guarin joined Inter in January 2012 from
Porto, but there has been speculation he could leave the Serie A
club in the summer.
Tottenham have been linked with a move for the 26-year-old after
Guarin played under Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas during his time at
However, Guarin’s representative Marcelo Ferreyra has rubbished
the rumours and confirmed the player is determined to be a success
“These are all lies, neither Fredy nor I are looking for new
solutions,” Ferreyra told calciomercato.it. “He wants to improve
and win with Inter.
“We know nothing about Tottenham’s interest and I think there is
“Given the bond we have with Villas-Boas, if there was anything
we would be the first to know about it.
“I’m not talking with any clubs because Fredy wants to stay at
Johnson’s men are already guaranteed a play-off place but
victory over his son Lee’s Oldham side on Tuesday night would leave
them two points off the automatic spots with two games
And given the unpredictable nature of League One Johnson
believes a nine-point haul would give them a real chance of
sneaking into the second tier for the first time in their
“If we are going to try to reach maximum points then we need to
win our last three games and if we do get the 83 points then we are
waiting for others to slip up,” he said.
“We think 83 points will be close (to the automatic promotion
places) so we must not let ourselves down and not get maximum
“We have to be in it to win it and make sure we are believing
that a) we can win the next three games and b) there are enough
teams out there who can beat the top teams which is happening all
“We have got to be ready when that happens and not be the ones
who fall away first.”