Colchester defender Matt Heath insists he has no plans to leave the club.

Heath spent a month on-loan at Southend earlier in the season and has failed to secure a starting berth since returning. Nevertheless, he insists he does not plan for another spell away and says he wants to fight for a starting position.

"At the moment I don't have anything in the pipeline and I want to stay here and fight for my place," he told the Daily Gazette. "I want to be a Colchester player and be here. The manager has come in, the boys are working hard for each other and I want to part of that. I feel I can make an impact here."

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