Roberto Mancini wary of Adam Johnson

October 4, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini knows Adam Johnson can make life difficult for his side as he returns to the Etihad Stadium this weekend.

Mancini often tipped Johnson for big things after signing him for 7 million pounds ($11.3 million) in 2010, but the winger grew frustrated at a lack of first-team opportunities and joined Sunderland in August.

The 25-year-old spoke of his frustration and of difficulties with Mancini after making the 10-million-pound ($16.2-million) move ...

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