Ifil is second recruit of the day

COLCHESTER United completed their second signing of the day by snapping up highly-rated full-back Phil Ifil from Tottenham.London-born 21-year-old Ifil, who made five senior appearances for Spurs and has also had a couple of loan spells with Millwall, has signed a deal that could even eclipse Chris Coyne's £350,000 package.

Carl Marston

COLCHESTER United completed their second signing of the day by snapping up highly-rated full-back Phil Ifil from Tottenham.

London-born 21-year-old Ifil, who made five senior appearances for Spurs and has also had a couple of loan spells with Millwall, has signed a deal that could even eclipse Chris Coyne's £350,000 package.

Ifil had spent the previous three months on loan at Championship rivals Southampton, and the Saints were believed to be interested in signing him on a permanent basis.

Both Ifil and Coyne are in line to make their U's debuts at Bristol City this weekend.

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