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Fulham Striker to go Scandinavian?

Wonders never cease!

I have to admit that when we signed Eddie Johnson I was a little puzzled.

Watching his displays, from afar, down in South Wales, with Cardiff (mostly for the reserves) has given further creedence to my original belief that he is (was) vastly over-rated.

Even the editorial team at Vital Cardiff have long given up hope on the lad but, then again, he must have something going for him because those Swedish giants, Malmo, are keen to sign the lad.

Indeed th einternet has provided soem quotes from a Malmo club official, Hasse Borg, who when questioned about his clubs interest in the striker, remarked,

"Where have you got that from? It may well happen that I have heard that name"

Further evidence that a deal could eventually go through comes from Johnson`s agent, Richard Motzkin, who has commented,

"It is true that I have been in Malmo, but I have no further comments."

Now, what did we pay for him?

Any chance of getting it all back?




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The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 4 2009

Time: 5:58PM

Your Comments

Poor player in my opinion. Did well in america, and i must admit i was quite excited when we signed him...but now.....
KBFulham
good luck and cheerio are four words that spring to mind!
Al Billy
how much are you paying us would be my suggestion!
Putney
we payed in excess of 2million , there has to be something there he was so highly rated lets not give up hope. I havent on CJohn
fulham7
Shame, thought we might be getting a decent player with all the hype, but very poor
donfulham
ummm we paid 1million for him
oranje_emu
good luck to him he was never going to make it in the epl, so best wishes to were ever he goes
dan the man
He did score back to back goals for us in the reserves? We can only get rid if you recall him....please do!
bluebirdshroom
as an american, i was excited that he was coming to the cottage. he had some flashes of potential internationally, but he turned out to be so lazy, or that's how it appeared... you can see dempsey's desire to win, with eddie, it's not as obvious... i won't cry if we ship him to sweden...
woodysweats
American, also. I love to see Americans getting a shot in the England, but I was baffled when they signed him. At best, he was a streaky scorer in MLS and relatively ineffective internationally. I knew the English game was too fast for him. If he's really interested in succeeding England, he needs to drop down to League One and work his way up. I predict he'll be back in MLS within 2 years.
Samboney
 

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