Liam Noble: Notts County re-sign midfielder for second spell

Liam Noble
Liam Noble scored 16 goals in all competitions over two seasons with Notts County

Notts County have signed midfielder Liam Noble for a second time but he will be unable to play until January.

The Magpies had a £100,000 bid turned down by Forest Green in the summer, before he parted company with Rovers by mutual consent on Monday.

The 26-year-old, who has signed an 18-month deal, previously joined Notts in 2014 and scored 16 goals in 78 games.

"He is up for the challenge and he feels he has unfinished business here," said Notts boss Kevin Nolan.

"He wants to prove what a good footballer he is and hopefully now he has the right environment to do that.

"We were disappointed not to land him in the summer but the opportunity presented itself this week and it was a no-brainer.

"Liam won't go out on loan. I've every faith in my staff to ensure he's ready and raring to go for when he is available."

The contract will begin on 1 January and the Magpies say Noble will be eligible to play for them from the home fixture against Crawley on 6 January onwards.

In the meantime, Noble will train full-time with the club and feature in reserve matches.

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