Highly-rated midfielder, Sam Cornish has put pen to paper on his first professional deal with Sky Bet League Two outfit, Colchester United.
The 19-year-old has signed a one-year deal at the JobServe Community Stadium following a series of impressive appearances for the U’s under 23 side. On completing the paperwork, Cornish told www.cu-fc.com: “It’s unreal, I was buzzing when I got the news. It’s a dream come true, I’ve been working so hard for it and I’m really pleased.
“Hopefully, I can make my debut and be in and around the first team a bit more like last year.
“I just want to be in and around the first team as much as possible, training wise, but hopefully I’d like to make my debut and play some more games for the club.”