Sunderland striker Ryan Noble joins Derby County on loan
Derby County have signed striker Ryan Noble from Premier League side Sunderland on a one-month loan deal.
The 20-year-old previously spent time with the Rams in 2010, but his stay was cut short by a back injury and he managed just one substitute appearance.
Noble has only played five Premier League games for Sunderland, all of which have come as substitute.
However, he has been a regular for the reserves and has an impressive record of scoring nearly a goal a game.
Rams boss Nigel Clough has been hampered by injuries to Steve Davies and Nathan Tyson this season.
He has had to turn to youngsters Callum Ball, 19, and 15-year-old Mason Bennett, who were both in the squad for Saturday's 1-0 win against Coventry.
Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill allowed fellow forward Jordan Cook to join Carlisle United on a month-long deal on Monday.