Colchester manager John Ward has hinted that he will not make any further signings before the start of the season.
Colchester have signed Marcus Bean from League One rivals Brentford, who recently showed the experienced midfielder the door.
Brentford will release defender Karleigh Osborne and midfielders Marcus Bean and Sam Wood this summer.
A host of clubs north and south of the border are ready to battle for Brentford midfielder Marcus Bean, Sky Sports understands.
Brentford boss Uwe Rosler was forced to bite his lip after his side let slip a two-goal lead to crash 3-2 at Huddersfield.
Lee Clark agreed striker Alan Lee's first goal could have been ruled out after Huddersfield fought back to beat Brentford 3-2.
Brentford midfielder Marcus Bean has signed a two-year extension to his contract.
Brentford have completed the signing of former Blackpool midfielder Marcus Bean.
Blackpool have released 11 players as they look to make substantial changes ahead of next season.
Blackpool manager Simon Grayson has revealed that he plans to operate a one-in one-out policy.
Rotherham manager Mark Robins is hoping to extend a loan deal for Blackpool midfielder Marcus Bean.