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Sunderland: Will Grigg admits he will not watch Netflix series episode about his move to the club

Sunderland: Will Grigg admits he will not watch Netflix series episode about his move to the club - Sunderland News

Sunderland striker Will Grigg has admitted he will not watch the Sunderland Til I Die episode that surrounds his move to the Stadium of Light.

With the Black Cats’ recent history being documented by the Netflix series, Grigg’s move to the club was a major part of owner Stewart Donald’s January 2019 deadline day business.

Grigg, who joined the club on the final day of that transfer window, has failed to impress since moving to the club, netting just one goal and gaining one assist during the 2019/20 campaign.

Phil Parkinson’s side failed to gain promotion for a second successive season after finishing eighth in the League One table, and the 28-year-old striker has now seen his future addressed by the club.

Grigg arrived on Wearside from Wigan Athletic in a deal that worth £4m, with Donald keen to bring in a striker as was shown in the Netflix series as he frantically made multiple bids to secure the deal.

The striker has now discussed his move to the Stadium of Light, saying that he did not want to leave Wigan, whilst also touching on the reasons why he will not watch those episodes of Sunderland Til I Die.

Speaking to The Athletic in a wide-ranging exclusive interview, Grigg said: “I heard about it and read certain things. From what I have heard, it was not the most professional thing ever. But that is what happens on deadline day and it was filmed. I am sure that was happening at hundreds of clubs over the country and it has done over the years.”

Grigg, who has a contract at the club until 2022, is reportedly available for transfer this summer.

You can hardly blame Grigg for not wanting to watch the flashbacks to that transfer, especially if he did not want to leave Wigan at the time – as he admitted in that interview for The Athletic.

The striker will likely be looking to move on this summer, having failed to make any real impact since joining the club in January 2019.

Do you think Grigg will have a better season next term? Let us know in the comments section below…


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