Will Grigg’s on fire, Hamburg fans are captivated

Date published: Friday 1st July 2016 7:21 - Oli Fisher

Will Grigg: Continues to take the world by storm

Fans of German club Hamburger SV have started a petition in a bid to sign international sensation Will Grigg from Wigan Atheltic.

Grigg, 24, became a cult hero when fans of the Latics put their own twist on the 1990s classic ‘Freed from Desire’, and now it appears his stardom has made it’s way to Germany.

The thing is, they actually appear to be quite serious about the idea.

“After several proposals on social media, we have started a petition to suggest that Hamburg sign Northern Ireland international Will Grigg,” it reads.

“According to relevant trading reviews, Will Grigg has a market value of €1.5m. The unerring striker could fill a gap in the team, but much more than that he enjoys an international reputation and would pay the fee back through merchandising.

“Not to mention the atmosphere in the stadium… Will Grigg’s on fire!”

Despite being selected in the Northern Ireland squad for Euro 2016, Grigg did not make it onto the field, meaning chants from the green-and-white army fell on deaf ears.

If Grigg-mania continues to grow, Wigan might have some serious offers to deal with…

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