Hamburg fans start a petition to sign Will Grigg

The Northern Ireland striker currently plays with Wigan

BY Daniel Kelly 09:48 Thursday 30 June 2016, 9:48 30 Jun 2016

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Will Grigg is probably the most famous player in the World you have never seen play.

The "Will Grigg's on Fire" chant was heard all around France during Northern Ireland's four games at Euro 2016, despite the Wigan striker not getting off the bench on the team's run to the Second Round.

Such is the popularity of Grigg and the chant, that fans of Bundesliga side Hamburg have set up a petition to sign the Wigan striker. According to The Guardian it has already reached 5,000 signatures.

The petition states that the 24-year-old has a market value of €1.5million and they money would be made back by the club through merchandising of Will Grigg merchandise.

Last season, Grigg scored 24 goals in League 1 as he helped Wigan Athletic gain promotion to the Championship. If the Hamburg fans have their way, he could be moving to Germany sooner rather than later.

You can view the petition here.


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