Speaking to the East Anglian Daily Times, Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert has confirmed that defender Kane Vincent-Young has joined the club from League Two side Colchester United, in a deal believed to be worth £500,000.
Over the course of the past week or so, it has been widely reported that Ipswich Town have been keen to strike a deal for Colchester United defender Kane Vincent-Young before the window slams shut on September 2nd.
And, despite initially and understandably remaining tight-lipped earlier on this week. Lambert has now confirmed that Vincent-Young has joined the club. While the deal is yet to be officially announced, he travelled with the club to London Road for their 2-2 draw with Peterborough United.
Speaking to the East Anglian Daily Press after the game, Lambert confirmed the deal and has said that he is happy to bring the former purs youngster in to further bolster his defensive options.
“Yeah, he has [joined the club],” Lambert said
“He came, but he wouldn’t have been fit anyway. He’s got a little knock on his toe so I’ve got to see how he is over the next couple of days.
“He’ll be a really good signing for the club. As I said before we need the squad to be stronger than it is.”
The defender has made his way into the senior game with Colchester United after being released by Spurs in 2014. becoming a fixture in the side over the course of the past five seasons. In his time in East Anglia, Vincent-Young has played 125 games, scoring four goals and providing five assists in the process.