Michael Ledger: Sunderland defender joins Hartlepool United for 2017-18 season
Sunderland defender Michael Ledger will spend the 2017-18 season on loan at National League side Hartlepool United.
The 20-year-old centre-back is yet to make a first-team appearance at the Stadium of Light, but did feature in last season's under-21 EFL Trophy side.
He also played 13 games for Norwegian Premier League club Viking Stavanger over the summer.
Consett-born Ledger will be available for Pools' home game against Maidstone United on Saturday.
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