Leyton Orient sign Swindon's James Brophy and East Thurrock's Marvin Ekpiteta

James Brophy
Leyton Orient are currently 17th in the National League following relegation from League Two last season

Leyton Orient have signed midfielder James Brophy from Swindon and defender Marvin Ekpiteta from East Thurrock.

Brophy, 23, has played 10 times during a loan spell with the O's this term and joins for a "significant" undisclosed fee on a two-and-a-half year contract.

He made 73 appearances for the Robins, including four in League Two this term.

Ekpiteta, 22, has also agreed a two-and-a-half-year deal and will be loaned back to his former club for the remainder of this season.

He started his career at Oxford United and has had spells at Chelmsford City and Concord Rangers.

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