Grigg compensation agreed

Brentford have been ordered to pay Walsall £325,000 for striker Will Grigg at a Football League tribunal.

Last Updated: 25/09/13 at 17:53

Will Grigg: Resolution finally reached

Will Grigg: Resolution finally reached

The Bees signed the 22-year-old in the summer on a three-year deal, but because he was offered a contract at the Banks's Stadium the London club were forced to pay compensation.

An agreement could not be reached by the two clubs, meaning a figure had to be decided by the league's governing body.

The Saddlers have also been granted a 20 per cent sell-on clause and further payments based on appearances and Brentford's success in the league.

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