Sam Barratt: Southend United sign Maidenhead United winger
Southend United have signed winger Sam Barratt from non-league Maidenhead United for an undisclosed fee.
The 22-year-old scored five goals in 32 appearances for the Magpies in 2017-18 in their first season after gaining promotion to the National League.
His 12-month deal with the Shrimpers includes an option for a further year.
"I'm absolutely delighted to be given the opportunity to sign my first professional contract - it's a dream come true," Barratt told BBC Essex.
"I haven't really got the words for my emotions, but I'm mainly just really happy."
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