Hartlepool sign Sunderland midfielder Nathan Luscombe

Nathan Luscombe
Luscombe has made just one full appearance for Sunderland

Hartlepool United have agreed to sign Sunderland midfielder Nathan Luscombe when his contract expires on 1 July.

The 22-year-old has been on trial at Victoria Park, taking part in training and has enjoyed two reserve-team outings for Mick Wadsworth's side.

During his time at Sunderland, the Gateshead-born player has made just one first-team appearance, against Blackburn in the 2008-09 FA Cup.

Luscombe becomes Pools' first signing for the 2011-12 season.

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