Ryan Noble has signed for Championship outfit Derby County on an initial one-month loan deal
The 20 year-old forward had been heavily linked with a loan move away from the Stadium of Light since the Transfer Window opened with SPL and Championship clubs keen to take Noble on loan.
An England youth international, Noble has been in superb form once again this season for Keith Bertschin`s reserve side, but first-team football will benefit the home-grown striker.
Noble had previously been on loan in the second-tier in 2010 when he joined Watford. However with the Hornets in a relegation battle the then 18 year-old was left on the bench before electing to return to Wearside.
Nigel Clough`s Rams currently sit in eighth place, just two points and two places outside the Play-Offs.
Good luck Ryan!