Eli Phipps: Cardiff City striker joins Colchester United

Eli Phipps
Eli Phipps never played for the Cardiff City first team

League Two side Colchester United have signed striker Eli Phipps from Cardiff City for an undisclosed fee on a contract until the summer of 2018.

The 19-year-old signed a professional deal with Cardiff in 2015, but did not make a first-team appearance.

He joins a Colchester side currently seventh in League Two, having won seven of their last nine matches.

Midfielder Jack Curtis, 21, has been released by the U's so he can try and establish himself at another club.

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