Odds: Hull City new favourites to sign Will Grigg

Will Grigg celebrates scoring the first goal for Wigan Athletic

Hull City are the new frontrunners to sign Wigan Athletic’s Will Grigg.

Will Grigg celebrates scoring the first goal for Wigan AthleticWill Grigg celebrates scoring the first goal for Wigan Athletic

According to the latest odds published by Sky Bet, Hull City are the new favourites ahead of Scottish Premiership duo Celtic and Rangers to sign Wigan Athletic’s Will Grigg.

The Northern Ireland international has become one of the most popular forwards in Europe over the past months or so, largely due to the renowned hit ‘Will Grigg is on fire’ which has become one of the unnofficial anthems at the European Championships in France.

While the former Brentford man didn’t make much of an impact on the pitch, he came in to the summer coming off the back of a superb campaign with the Latics in League One.

Wigan Athletic's Will Grigg and Gillingham's Max EhmerWigan Athletic's Will Grigg and Gillingham's Max Ehmer

Grigg managed to net 25 goals in 40 league appearances, helping Wigan win League One and secure promotion back to the Championship at the first attempt.

The 25-year-old is more than capable in-front of goal, and it comes as little surprise to see a number of teams linked with making a move for him this summer.

According to Sky Bet, his most likely destination is now with newly-promoted Hull City as odds of 11/10 are now available on the forward moving to the KC Stadium before the window closes in early September.

Hull manager Steve Bruce

The Tigers still have off-field issues to sort out this summer, but they are gradually preparing for life back in the Premier League and a new goal scorer to partner Abel Hernandez is very much a priority.

Grigg could be a good signing for Hull, yet the player may have more options on the table as both Celtic and Rangers are also potentially in the mix for his signature according to the Bookmakers.

The English-born striker has odds of 5/1 to join Celtic, while he is 8/1 to link up with former boss Mark Warburton at Ibrox as Rangers appear on the lookout for a new striker this summer.

Northern Ireland's Conor Washington, William Grigg and Kyle Lafferty pose for photos before they leave for Euro 2016

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