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Johnson seeking international chance

September 3, 2012
By Kristan Heneage
Adam Johnson turned down approaches from Tottenham and Liverpool to join Sunderland as he seeks to boost his England chances.

• O'Neill hopes for Johnson impact

Johnson, 25, had spoken of his frustration that his lack of opportunities at Manchester City had cost him his place in the England squad for Euro 2012, and he is hopeful that the opportunity to play regularly at the Stadium of Light will turn things around.

"Roy Hodgson said he wants his players ...

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