Leigh Griffiths: 121-goal ex-Hibs and Celtic striker decides next move

Leigh Griffiths is set to end uncertainty around his future and sign for Falkirk.

Leigh Griffiths is set to join Falkirk. (Photo by Ross MacDonald / SNS Group)
Leigh Griffiths is set to join Falkirk. (Photo by Ross MacDonald / SNS Group)

The League One side were one of a number of clubs linked with the former Celtic striker following his release from Parkhead.

The Premiership leaders invoked a clause in his contract which allowed them to terminate the one-year contract extension signed in the summer early.

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With them doing so before the close of the January transfer market it means Griffiths can sign for a team outside the window.

According to Sky Sports, he will sign a deal with Falkirk until the end of the season

The Bairns are struggling in League One and manager Martin Rennie will see the 31-year-old as the man to fire the clubs into the play-offs and back into the Championship.

Griffiths spent the first half of the season on loan at Dundee but underwhelmed.

He has scored 121 goals in 248 Scottish top-flight appearances.

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