Ipswich Town have this evening confirmed the signing of Colchester United midfielder Anthony Wordsworth.
The twenty-four year old has signed a contract until the summer of 2015, with an option of a further year.
Wordsworth was very highly rated at the Weston Homes Community Stadium, and had been linked with moves to the Premier League a couple of years ago.
He made his debut for the League 1 side in 2007, after graduating through their youth academy.
After playing regularly for Colchester throughout his career to date, he has clocked up over 200 apperances for the club scoring a respectable 35 goals in his time there.
He was made captain of the club in September, and has already trained with his new side earlier in January before finalising a move.
On making the move to the Championship, the midfielder confirmed on the Ipswich Town Official Website: “I’m obviously delighted to be here. It’s a big challenge and a big opportunity for me and I can’t wait to get going,”
“I had opportunities to move last January but this feels the right time and the right club to make that step up.