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Under-18 Duo Join Efl Clubs

By James Hilsum • 02 July 2019

Brighton & Hove Albion under-18 duo Julien Carre and Matthew Weaire have joined Brentford and Colchester United respectively, following the expiration of their contracts on 30th June.

Weaire has signed a two-year contract with the Essex side, while Carre has put pen to paper on a two-year deal at Griffin Park with a 12-month option.

Albion joint under-18 coach Mark Beard, said, “These are two excellent moves for Julien and Matthew, in what is an exciting next stage in both of their careers.

“They have worked incredibly hard during their time with us, and fully deserve these opportunities at EFL clubs.

“On behalf of everyone at the club, I would like to wish Julien and Matthew all the very best for the future.”

Weaire featured 21 times in the U18 Premier League last season, and made one appearance in the FA Youth Cup against Everton at Goodison Park.

Carre made nine league appearances for Albion’s under-18s in 2018/19, and featured in the FA Youth Cup third round tie away at West Ham United.

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