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‘Never doubted you’ – These Sunderland fans love Stewart Donald even more now after he makes revelation



Sunderland came away from transfer deadline day as one of the Football League’s happier clubs having pulled off a bit of a League One coup. 

The race for promotion in the third tier remains incredibly close but the Black Cats may now edge in front having secured the services of the prolific Will Grigg.

After having five bids rejected by the Latics for Grigg’s services, the two clubs finally reached an agreement late on Thursday night with rumours circulating that a deal for £4million up front had been struck.

But on Friday, club owner Stewart Donald disputed those claims:

Grigg has fallen down the pecking order at the DW Stadium this, racking up just four goals, but is a renowned goalscorer in the third tier.

In Wigan’s last two promotion-winning campaigns, Grigg has been the man leading the line, scoring 19 and 21 goals in the respective seasons, racking up 96 League One goals in total.

But the fact that Donald had managed to secure the striker on a good deal was thoroughly impressive to the fans…

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