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Ronny Johnsen

Ronny Johnsen

Clubs played for: Lyn Oslo, Lillestrom, Besiktas, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Newcastle United, Valerenga (1992-2008)

Born: 1969

Birthplace: Sandefjord, Norway

Died:

Position: Centre-back Defensive midfielder

Biography: The Norwegian international who was capable of playing in defence or midfield. Ronny was snapped up from Turkish side Besiktas for 1.5 million in 1996, and helped the club to win four Premier League titles, an FA Cup and a Champions League Winner's medal. After forming a solid partnership with Jaap Stam, he remained with United until the end of the 2001-2002 season when his contract expired, and was given a free transfer following fellow Norwegian Oyvind Leonhardsen to Villa Park. He has played for Norway in the International Masters Tournaments and now deals in Real Estate in Tonsberg, Norway.




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