Ipswich Town's Piotr Malarczyk joins Southend United on loan

Piotr Malarczyk
Piotr Malarczyk's only Ipswich Town starts have come in cup matches

Southend United have signed Ipswich Town defender Piotr Malarczyk on loan for the rest of the season.

The 24-year-old former Poland Under-21 international joined Town from Polish side Korona Kielce on a two-year contract in the summer.

But he has been restricted to just six appearances and moves to a team currently ninth in League One.

Meanwhile, Ipswich have extended midfielder Ben Pringle's loan from Fulham until the end of the season.

The 26-year-old has made seven appearances for Mick McCarthy's side since joining in February, scoring in 1-0 wins over Huddersfield and Nottingham Forest.

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