SOUTHEND United are keen on signing Tottenham Hotspur youngster Shilow Tracey on loan, Echosport understands.

The speedy 22-year-old, who can play up front or on the wing, has made seven appearance for Spurs' young side in the EFL Trophy.

And Tracey also scored once in seven games while on loan at Macclesfield Town last season.

Blues are keen to bolster their squad and have also been in talks to sign former Barnet forward Simeon Akinola.