Yeovil Town bring back Norwich's Oli Johnson on loan

Oli Johnson
Oli Johnson has recently been training with Scunthorpe United

Yeovil Town have re-signed Norwich City striker Oli Johnson on a three-month loan deal.

The 23-year-old scored three goals in 17 appearances during a four-month spell at Huish Park last season.

He has been drafted in to cover for injuries to Gavin Williams, Jon Obika and Andy Williams.

"I really enjoyed my spell here last season, it's a good club with good people so it's nice to be back," he told BBC Somerset.

"Another factor in coming here is that the manager wants me here and I can slot straight back into the set-up without a settling-in period.

Johnson 'unfairly treated' at Norwich

"I've always played as an out-and-out striker or a winger, so to play in the hole behind the striker I learnt a lot. It was a different side to my game and added a bit of discipline."

Johnson, who signed for Norwich from Stockport in 2010, has since made 23 appearances, although 19 of those came as a substitute.

He has yet to feature for the Premier League side this season and was recently sent to train with Scunthorpe.

"It's been the most frustrating time of my career so far," Johnson admitted.

"I felt like I've been unfairly treated. Norwich want to maximise what they can get for me but I think it backfired for them and it's had an effect on me because I've not been able to play many games, so I haven't trained properly since last season.

"But I can make up for lost time now and I'm hoping it will only be a matter of days so I can get my sharpness back."

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