A number of Football League clubs are tracking non-league star Louie Soares, skysports.com understands.
Southend boss Paul Sturrock has confirmed the release of five first-team players - and says the clear-out isn't over yet.
Former Aldershot winger Louie Soares has signed with Southend on a pre-contract agreement.
Aldershot have released six players after the failure to win promotion, including striker John Grant.
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