Southend manager Phil Brown is confident of completing a deal to sign Northampton midfielder John-Joe O'Toole.
Gary Deegan has revealed he wants to stay at Southend as talks continue about his future.
Southend made it three League 2 wins in a row following a 2-1 victory at Tranmere.
Phil Brown admitted Southend made it hard for themselves before making it three league wins in a row with a 2-1 victory at Tranmere.
Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Tranmere Rovers and Southend United at Prenton Park.
Southend have revealed they are in talks with midfielder Gary Deegan over a new contract.
David Worrall's third goal in five games secured Southend a 1-0 win against rock-bottom Hartlepool at Roots Hall.
Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Southend United and Hartlepool United at Roots Hall.