Will Grigg – a fair decision ?

25 Sep

So – the transfer tribunal has met and decided that the Bees must pay £325,00 for Will Grigg, up front. And that’s just for starters. With a possible £450,000 to add onto this, based on subsequent appearances and promotions, that makes a total of £ 775,000 (not to mention a sell on clause). As such, should Will help to steer Brentford into the Premiership then it will make him our record signing – eclipsing the £750,000 we paid for Hermann Hreidarsson back in September 1998.

Uwe has told supporters, via the club website, that ‘We are very happy with the outcome’ and believes the tribunal panel was very fair.

But, is it?

To read the rest of this article, season 2013/14 is now available to download onto Kindle, in full. Containing previously unseen content, you can do so here for less than the cost of one matchday programme.

 Thanks for reading over the course of the campaign. For now I need to make space on this page for any follow up.  The ‘close season’ / World Cup columns continue in full, further on in this site.

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