He admitted the Italian has failed to speak to him this summer.
Johnson said: âI have not had much contact from the club. It has been like that for quite a few of the players.
âIt had been arranged at the end of last season that I needed to go out and get first-team football.â
Johnson admits he has a point to prove after becoming a forgotten man at the Etihad Stadium.
âHopefully the injuries are all behind me now,â he said. âI believe I can go even higher than I was before.â