George Moncur to leave Colchester United in the summer - Sky sources

George Moncur
Image: George Moncur is set to leave Colchester

George Moncur will be allowed to leave Colchester United this summer following the club's relegation from League One, according to Sky sources.

Sky sources also understand Barnsley and Peterborough have made contact over a deal for the midfielder and the Tykes will hold talks with him later this week.

MK Dons have also renewed their interest in Moncur, while Swindon are understood to be keen on a deal for him.

George Moncur (4th L) of Colchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal
Image: Moncur has been a regular goalscorer for Colchester since joining from West Ham

The 22-year-old joined Colchester on loan from West Ham in August 2014 before making the move permanent three months later.

He scored 14 times in 51 matches during the 2015-16 season, taking his goalscoring tally for the club to 23 in 97 appearances.

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Moncur was one of few bright spots in a disappointing campaign for Colchester, who will play their football in the bottom tier next season after finishing in 23rd spot. 

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