Even with their star halfback having departed for the Cronulla Sharks, Cameron George says that the club have what it takes to claim glory next season.
Warriors general manager of football says the salary cap space freed by Johnson's departure can be spent elsewhere.
Graham Lowe believes that the Warriors are committing "Premiership suicide" in letting their star halfback leave the club.
The Warriors are reportedly looking to sign Parramatta prospect Dylan Brown as the long-term replacement to the released Kiwi star.
Johnson was granted a release from the final year of his contract on Wednesday by the NZ Warriors.
Johnson told his followers on Instagram that he is still coming to grips with leaving the team.
Adam Keighran is another potential option in the halves, signing a two-year deal with the Warriors from the Panthers last month.
After seven seasons, 162 games, 917 points and a Golden Boot Award, the star half has been released by the Kiwi NRL club.