Sears has 20 goals in 16 games for the U18s this season and has begun to establish himself at England Under-19 level. Noble described getting a recent glimpse of the 18-year-old forward in action during a training ground match.
He told WHUTV: "All the first team was watching and he was head and shoulders above the rest. He is quick, he can finish and he has got a little bit of arrogance about him as well. We have got some bright youngsters coming through."