Joe's persistence pays off.
"Teams will find it hard to come here with the way that we play and I love to win matches, so I'm looking forward to doing that at Colchester - it's my time to shine. I know that I've got to fight for my place, but I'm ready."
"It's a big season ahead and I want to carry on from where I left off.
"He has kept in contact throughout and has been on my case to come here, wanting me to come here and play football at Colchester United.
"Even before I got injured in my loan spell here, the manager had been speaking about me joining at the end of the season," he said.
The U's boss finally got his man on Friday, but Sanchez explained that the hunt had gone on much longer than that.
Sanchez Watt is ready to make Colchester United his home after signing a two year deal at the U's on Friday - and admitted that Joe Dunne's persistence played a big part in convincing him to join.A full interview will appear on U's Player at the start of next week.