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Johnny Russell joins Sporting Kansas City from Derby County

Johnny Russell of Derby County is chased by Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Manchester United during their Emirates FA Cup Third Round match.
Johnny Russell in action for Derby against Manchester United earlier this month.

Johnny Russell has signed with Major League Soccer's Sporting Kansas City after leaving Derby County.

The 27-year-old striker, who has made over 200 appearances for the Rams, was out of contract in the summer and the MLS club announced the transfer on Wednesday.

"Johnny Russell is a player with good attacking qualities who we are excited to bring to Kansas City in the very near term," Sporting KC manager Peter Vermes said. "We look forward to acclimating him to our club in preparation for the...

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Rams sign Russell from Dundee United

Derby County have announced the signing of striker Johnny Russell from Dundee United.

Johnny Russell
Russell scored 20 goals last season

Russell, 23, has agreed a four-year contract with the Championship side after the clubs agreed an undisclosed fee last week.

He becomes Derby’s third signing of the summer, after the arrivals of Lee Grant from Burnley and Chris Martin from Norwich City, and manager Nigel Clough told his club’s official website he was “delighted”...