Simon Francis is hoping to secure a move away from Southend United following the club's relegation.
Osei Sankofa is confident he will be back in the Southend side in six weeks.
Southend have signed striker Roy O'Donovan on a month-long loan deal from Sunderland.
Defender Osei Sankofa has become Southend's second signing of the summer.
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