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Eddie Johnson has rejected an offer to join Barclays Premier League newcomers Derby.

The Kansas City Wizards and United States striker, the leading scorer in Major League Soccer this season, told the Kansas City Star he was close to agreeing a deal.

The 23-year-old, who spent some time in the MLS off-season training with Reading, said: "It was close, 95% of the way there."

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