Colchester United have signed pacy attacker Jack Compton from League One rivals Portsmouth.

Compton, 24, who is a pacy left winger who can also play in attack, has made 13 appearances for Pompey this season and played against the U's earlier this season.

Compton, who was born in Wales, has also played for the likes of Bradford City, St Johnstone and Falkirk during his career.

Colchester boss Joe Dunne has also confirmed that loan duo Jabo Ibehre and Josh Thompson have been offered permanent deals at the club.

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