Sunderland fans react to Grigg injury

Loads of Sunderland fans have been reacting to an update from the Northern Ireland squad, as Will Grigg is struggling with an ankle injury.

Grigg is expected to miss both of Northern Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualifiers during this international break – the green and white army take on Estonia on Thursday evening before a clash with Belarus on Sunday.

According to various reports, the 27 year-old is suffering from an ankle problem and will return to Wearside for treatment.

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“Will’s ankle is an ongoing problem that he’s had for some time,” said manager Michael O’Neill.

Unsurprisingly, Sunderland fans are now speculating over the extent of the injury, with plenty hoping it’s just a precaution ahead of the Checkatrade Trophy final, while others fret over the possibility of a more serious issue.

The ex-Wigan ace has bagged three goals and two assists already in his short time as a Black Cat, and if his ankle problem causes him to miss time in April it would be devastating for the club’s promotion hopes.

Jack Ross’ side play eight League One games in April, and loads of fans have been reacting to the news that could present a hammer blow to the charge for automatic promotion…