Colchester have announced the signing of Birmingham defender Will Packwood on an emergency loan deal.
Colchester have been dealt a major blow after scans confirmed defender Magnus Okuonghae has ruptured his Achilles tendon.
Coventry manager Steven Pressley hailed the performance of match-winner Gary Madine after Coventry won 1-0 at Colchester.
Gary Madine's strike secured Coventry their first away league win of the season after they claimed a 1-0 victory at Colchester.
Portsmouth have captured the signings of Marcus Bean and Matt Fish on loan from Colchester United and Gillingham respectively.
Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Colchester United and Coventry City at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.
Colchester have swooped to sign QPR youngster Cole Kpekawa on a one-month loan deal.
Loanee George Moncur has signed for Colchester on a permanent deal from Premier League West Ham.