Liam O'Neil: Chesterfield defender joins Cambridge United on permanent deal

Liam O'Neil
Liam O'Neil scored his first Chesterfield goal against Peterborough on 10 December

League Two side Cambridge have signed Chesterfield defender Liam O'Neil for an undisclosed fee on a three-and-a-half-year contract.

O'Neil, who can also play in midfield, made 49 appearances for the Spireites after signing from West Brom in August 2015.

The 23-year-old has played in 17 League One games this season, scoring twice.

"He is a Cambridge boy returning home and is a fantastic fit for us," said U's manager Shaun Derry.

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