Sunderland's Ryan Noble has been told he can go out on loan this winter.

Sky Sports suggests that the 20-year old striker, who has returned from injury to score a whopping 13 goals in six appearances for the Black Cats reserves, has been given permission to leave on loan for the remainder of the season.

Manager Martin O'Neill is keen to get some first team experience into Noble's development and will look for a club for him to join this January.

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