Griffiths wants Hibs deal

Leigh Griffiths has revealed he is ready to sign a deal at Hibernian after being named as SPL Player of the Season.

Last Updated: 14/05/13 at 15:22 Post Comment

Leigh Griffiths: Ready to pen deal at Hibernian

Leigh Griffiths: Ready to pen deal at Hibernian

The on-loan Wolves forward scored his 28th goal of the season against Hearts on Sunday, but his future remains uncertain following Dean Saunders's dismissal as Molineux boss.

Wolves have the option of another year on Griffiths, who was due to hold talks with Saunders prior to his sacking.

Griffiths said: "I don't know what's going on with Wolves at the minute and I won't know until there is a new manager.

"I don't know how long that will take but hopefully it is sorted sooner rather than later. If it's done before the cup final, maybe the new man can come up and watch me play.

"Do I want to go back down to England and set a few things straight? You can never say never. If Wolves want to take that option of another year on my contract, then I will go back down there.

"But it's out of my hands. It's down to Wolves and Hibs and whether they can come to an agreement. If they can, then people know it would just be a case of me signing on the dotted line and people know I will do that."

Griffiths adds the Clydesdale Bank prize to PFA Scotland's young player of the year award and Hibs' player of the year trophy, and claimed he has had his best season yet.

"I'm racking the awards up. It's always nice to get them as it's ecognition for a good season."

"It's been the best year of my career. My best goals total beforehand was 21 at Dundee, so to score 28 with three games still to go is great.

"Now I'm desperate to get the two goals that will take me to the 30-goal barrier. I equalled Steve Cowan's record of 27 a couple of weeks ago so now I'm hoping to go a couple better and try to hit the 30 mark."

He added: "My goal yesterday was one of the best strikes I've ever had, never mind just from my time at Hibs.

"I'm always confident going over free-kicks and I just made it sure I got it over the wall. Once it did the ball started gathering more pace and it was like a rocket when it hit the net.

"I had no idea it was my 100th goal until the post-match interview so it's a nice milestone and I couldn't have picked a better place to get it."

Related News

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

e was right to leave, but not just because of the money City were coming into. If I remember rightly he had a reasonable amount of chances to shine at City, but he never passed the bloody ball. Loads of aimless dribbles and 40 yard shots and not much else. I would say that if he had learnt to be a bit more of a team player he may have done better at City.

bright and edgy
Sturridge: Right to leave City

O

h! And.... has it gone in!?' Well John, it is quite literally your job to tell me, so stop phrasing it as a question.

ajsr1982
Eye On The Experts: John Motson

M

an who resembles bond villain complains about spies ....brillliant

mrjackson
Palace deny spying accusation

Footer 365

World Cup: Peter Shilton backs England keeper Joe Hart

England legend Peter Shilton believes Manchester City's Joe Hart can become one of the world's top goalkeepers.

West Ham's Matt Jarvis thinks he may need to be more clever after Arsenal penalty incident

West Ham's Matt Jarvis says he may have to be "a bit more clever" after staying on his feet despite Bacary Sagna's foul.

Transfer news: Damien Duff already planning for life after Fulham

Damien Duff has confirmed that he will be leaving Fulham this summer and will be going in search of 'something new'.

Mail Box

Fatigue No Excuse For Giroud Being Cr*p

We have a long mail on why Giroud isn't very good at all, plus some more thoughts on neutrality. Plus, who do you want out of you club this summer and Liverpool moving buses...

Will Liverpool Cope With Parked Buses?

That's the real problem they're going to face next year, says one Man United fan who's already looking forward to the end of this campaign. Plus, thoughts on neutrality...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property