FREDDY Eastwood has joined Canvey Island on loan from Southend United.

The youngster has impressed for the Shrimpers’ under 18 side so far this season and will now be spending the next month with the Gulls.

Eastwood shares the same name as his legendary father who enjoyed a prolific spell with Blues and won two successive promotions at Roots Hall playing alongside now Canvey boss Mark Bentley.

Eastwood junior is in line to make his Canvey debut when they make the short trip to Great Wakering Rovers tomorrow.