U’s chairman, Robbie Cowling, openly admitted it would be tough to renew contacts following the COVID-19 outbreak.
Several players left the JobServe Community Stadium, including skipper, Luke Prosser, and frontman Frank Nouble. However, the U’s are currently unbeaten in four Sky Bet League Two outings, with experienced defender, Tommy Smith, brought in during the window, adding steel to a young group.
Shamal George – from Liverpool U23 (free)
Martell Taylor-Crossdale from Fulham U23 (loan)
Tommy Smith – unattached
Players out (since the conclusion of the 2019/20 season) ;
Ryan Jackson – to Gillingham (free)
Brandon Comley – to Bolton Wanderers (free)
Ethan Ross – to Lincoln City (free)
Frank Nouble – to Plymouth Argyle (free)
Cameron James – to Chelmsford City (free)
Luke Prosser – to Stevenage (free)
Bailey Vos – to Margate (free)
Michael Fernandes – to Dartford (loan)