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Mancini: Man City new boy Johnson likened to Giggs

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is comparing new signing Adam Johnson with Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs. City swooped to land Johnson in an £8million deal with Middlesbrough on deadline day and already the 22-year-old has made a massive impression at Eastlands.

"Johnson is a great player," he said.

"If he continues like he is at the moment he could get into the national team.

"I remember Ryan Giggs when he was young and the way he moved. Johnson is the same player.

"If he keeps working hard he has a good chance for the future."

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