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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