George Moncur completes move from West Ham to Colchester United

Tony Humes, who has revealed that Marcus Bean is close to a loan move to Portsmouth

Tony Humes, who has revealed that Marcus Bean is close to a loan move to Portsmouth - Credit: Su Anderson

George Moncur has this afternoon completed a permanent move, from West Ham to Colchester United.

Moncur has impressed during his loan spell with the U’s, since his arrival over the summer, initially on a trial basis.

The 21-year-old has been involved in every U’s game this season.

He looked set to extend his loan deal until the end of the season, but instead has today put pen to paper on a permanent deal, for an undisclosed fee.

Moncur said: “I’m really excited to have signed here permanently and it’s great to feel secure for the next couple of years.


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“My Dad and Granddad have said that it’s probably the right move for me now because I’m playing and doing well here.

“I’ve really enjoyed the last few months here and I’m looking forward to getting us up the table in the next few months,” added Moncur.

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