Found April 16, 2013 on NESN.com: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Glen Johnson
Dabbling in Spanish lessons has provided Glen Johnson with handy skills within the Liverpool dressing room, the Reds full-back has revealed. After buying a house in Spain, the 28-year-old England international enrolled on a course to improve his language ability — an obvious bonus around a group containing Portuguese and Spanish speakers. “I’ve got a house in Spain so I like to try to make the effort and blend in a little bit, if possible,” Johnson told Liverpoolfc.com. ”To be honest, I haven’t had lessons for probably a year now. I did a course and that finished, but I can get by. “I can get involved with the Spanish group so I guess it helps me out because I can mingle with pretty much everybody. I can understand the Scouse boys. Coutinho can speak a bit of Spanish as well; the lads that can’t speak English can generally speak Spanish so we get by.” One player with whom Johnson particularly shares a wavelength is English colleague Stewart Downing, who is reaping overdue rewards fo...
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