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Johnson Delighted to Land Sought-After Mawson

30 June 2015

Reds Head Coach Lee Johnson expressed his delight after landing the signing of defender Alfie Mawson.

The centre-half was hot property after a tremendous season on loan at Wycombe, and Johnson was extra pleased to secure the defender's signature.

"It's fantastic," said Johnson. "He's a great signing for us. One that we've tracked all summer as a Club. We've made sure we've done everything right. We're delighted really considering the competition we had. I think it shows a statement of our intent.

"It's an easy sell because we've got good facilities, we've got a good, young groups and the fans are fantastic.

"It shows the character of the boy - the fact he wants to come here when he's had more lucrative offers. It shows what he's about. It's not about playing because he backs his ability wherever he goes. That's what you do as a footballer."

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