Glen Johnson looks set to leave Portsmouth
Portsmouth and England fullback Glen Johnson has been the subject of much transfer speculation following a brilliant season for both club and country and Pompey's director Peter Storrie admits that the 24-year-old could be set to leave Fratton Park.
Speaking to Sky Sports earlier this morning Storrie confirmed that the club has received a number of offers for Johnson with Chelsea and Liverpool both reported to be willing to pay up to £18m for the defender.
"It is very hard to hold someone back in Glen's situation. I accept that," Storrie told Sky. "We need to be fair to Glen, see what Glen wants to do and see what is right for him and for Portsmouth. Something may happen in the not-too-distant future."
The Pompey executive chairman made it clear, however, that Johnson would only be allowed to leave at the right price: "I've known Glen for a long time since his West Ham days so when I re-signed him we talked it over and he asked if one of the big four clubs, who were in the Champions League, came in for him would we stand in his way of a move. I said that I couldn't do that provided the deal is good for Portsmouth and for Glen."