Kinetic graduate Nico Lawrence has joined League Two side Colchester United on loan from Southampton for the 2023/24 season.

Nico Lawrence became a key part of the Premier League 2 Division 2 title winning Southampton B team before an impressive loan spell at National League side Torquay United in the second half of the campaign. Winning the Young Player of the Season award following successive Player of the Month awards in both February and March.

Nico became our 55th signing to a professional club that has been on our academy programme when he joined Southampton in February 2022.