League One Carlisle United have signed midfielder Liam Noble on a free transfer from Sunderland. The 20-year-old has signed a two-and-a-half year deal at Brunton Park, having scored eight goals in 50 games during two loan spells.

He leaves the Stadium of Light without making a first-team appearance.

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