Cambridge United midfielder Luke Guttridge has signed a three-year deal with Southend United.
Guttridge feels he needs a change of scenery
"Luke's been a fine servant to Cambridge but now he needs a fresh challenge," U's boss Steve Thompson told the club's website.
"There are always times for a player to move on and kick-start his career again. Everyone needs a change."
The 22-year-old former skipper joins LDV Finalists Southend for an undisclosed fee plus add-ons.