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Blues linked with move for Middlesbrough winger Johnson

PUBLISHED: 14:06 20 June 2018 | UPDATED: 14:17 20 June 2018

Ipswich Town have been linked with Marvin Johnson of Middlesbrough. Picture; PA

Ipswich Town have been linked with Marvin Johnson of Middlesbrough. Picture; PA

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Ipswich Town have been linked with a potential move for Middlesbrough winger Marvin Johnson.

Johnson joined Boro from Oxford last summer. Picture: PAJohnson joined Boro from Oxford last summer. Picture: PA

Johnson, 27, joined Boro from Oxford for £3million last summer but made just six starts for the Riverside club last season.

The Blues, Hull and Birmingham are all said to have shown an interest in the left winger, who has also spent time at Motherwell and Kidderminster.

MailOnline report Johnson happy to fight for his place under Tony Pulis, with Middlesbrough needing to take a hit on the £3million now-Birmingham boss Garry Monk paid for him a year ago.

A loan or permanent departure is said to be possible.

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New Ipswich manager Paul Hurst has already stated signing wingers is a priority this summer, with only Grant Ward and Danny Rowe currently on the books.

The Blues have also been linked with French/Serbian winger David Milinkovic, who spent last season on loan at Hearts in Scotland from Genoa.

The Serie A side have accepted a bid from the Jambos, with the player not yet entirely sold on the prospect of a permanent move to Edinburgh.

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A pigeon cull on Ipswich Waterfront has been suspended following plans from protestors to “disrupt” the event.

A woman in her 60s has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the Dock Gate Roundabout in Felixstowe.

The big event may be more than nine months away - but councils and transport companies are making big plans for Ed Sheeran’s concerts in Ipswich next August Bank Holiday.

Restoring a village pub that was once John Peel’s favourite watering hole has been a labour of love for two families in Rattlesden, who couldn’t bear to see their local pub falling into a state of disrepair.

Schoolchildren joined a poignant suffragette march through Ipswich to mark the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote.

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