Former Ipswich, Leeds and Reading striker Noel Hunt has signed a one-year deal with League One side Southend United, with the option of a second.
The 32-year-old Republic of Ireland international was recently released by Ipswich, having only joined them in January following a loan spell.
Hunt has scored 42 goals in 193 appearances since moving to English football in 2008.
His brother, Stephen, played under Shrimpers boss Phil Brown at Hull.
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