Pair let go by Colchester
Joe Dunne has decided to release one youngster and cancel the loan deal of another as he looks to make room for fresh recruits in the new year.
Merrick James-Lewis, who arrived from Southend on a short-term deal, is coming to the end of his contract with Dunne deciding that he doesn't have a future with Colchester.
Chelsea's Archange Nkumu, who hasn't been helped by injuries during his time with The U's, has been sent back to his parent club as a result.
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