Leyton Orient have released eight players, including Brian Saah and Alton Thelwell.
Leyton Orient have snapped up Danny Granville from League One rivals Colchester.
Martin Ling is optimistic that Northampton striker Adebayo Akinfenwa will join Leyton Orient.
Colchester boss Geraint Williams has continued his clear-out by releasing defenders Danny Granville, Adam Virgo and Bela Balogh.
Danny Granville's unfortunate last-minute own goal denied Colchester all three points after a 1-1 draw with local rivals Norwich.