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Johnson said he will be in the commentary box at Optus Stadium for the first Test of the summer with Triple M, although the radio station did nor include the Ashes hero in their list of 18 commentators.
If he does get the call up, it could lead to tense scenes if Johnson bumps into Warner or national team selector George Bailey amid a heated row that has divided cricket.
Johnson blasted the decision to include Warner - who has averaged 21 runs in Test cricket this year - in the team for the opening Test, and insisted the opener should not receive a hero's farewell given his role in the sandpaper scandal of 2018.
Bailey, who Johnson accused of being too close to the playing group, responded by questioning the former bowler's mental health - a reaction that left Johnson 'disgusted'.
Mitchell Johnson (right) and David Warner (left) could cross paths next week
Warner has been embroiled in a very public spat with his former Australia teammate
Johnson has since claimed the motivation for his uncompromising column bashing Warner was an acid-tinged text message that Warner sent his former