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Free agent DeMerit waits for another shot

While the transfer window has closed in England, scores of free agents are hopeful that they might get a shot at being picked up by a club. Among them is U.S. national team defender Jay DeMerit, who left League Championship team Watford after six seasons.

After starting all four games for the USA at the World Cup, DeMerit headed to the beaches of Bali to contemplate his future. He still feels he has a lot to offer, although he admits things haven't gone as planned.

"It is not that there has not been any interest but nothing has really bitten me," DeMerit said. "I am not suggesting that I am going to get a move to Chelsea or anything like that, but I am hoping there are teams in England or around Europe that can test me at the highest level."

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