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Shrimpers agree Thompson deal

Southend United have won the battle to sign Watford defender Adam Thompson.

Last Updated: 07/01/14 at 12:30 Post Comment

Adam Thompson: Heading for Southend

Adam Thompson: Heading for Southend

Sky Sports understands that a host of clubs were trying to sign Thompson, and Shrimpers boss Phil Brown admitted two rivals had looked to scupper their attempts.

But now Thompson has agreed a deal with the League Two club and will sign an 18-month deal at Roots Hall.

The Northern Ireland Under-21 international captain has just completed a six-month loan deal with Southend, and they worked hard to keep him at the club.

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