England U21 Johnson signs Man City deal

August 28, 2007

Manchester City's England Under-21 midfielder Michael Johnson has signed a new four-year contract with the Premier League club.

The 19-year-old from Urmston has been first choice in City's midfielder under new manager Sven-Goran Eriksson and scored his first goal for the club with the only goal against Derby and a few days later was handed his first England Under-21 cap a few days alter by former club boss Stuart Pearce.

Young defender Shaleum Logan has also signed a new three-year contract with City.

The versatile 19-year-old product of City's youth academy impressed during the pre-season tour of Sweden.

City's chief executive Alistair Mackintosh said: 'In awarding new contracts to Michael and Shaleum we are once again demonstrating Manchester City's commitment to investing in our young, home-grown players.

'With a spine of hugely-talented academy-bred youngsters we have made an excellent start to the season and are delighted to have secured the long-term futures of both players at this football club.'