Livid Storm prepared to cut star immediately

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Melbourne are considering cutting superstar inferior Brandon Smith immediately, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.

The revelation comes a time aft media got upwind of a podcast successful which Smith, 25, all but confirms helium volition motion with the Roosters.

Smith has 1 twelvemonth to tally connected his woody with the Storm, but has been allowed to negociate with rival clubs since November 1, per NRL rules.

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He has been spotted meeting with confederate Queensland clubs the Dolphins and Titans, and besides flew to Sydney wherever helium met with Roosters manager Trent Robinson and played play with immoderate of the past and contiguous players.

Smith revealed connected the podcast an further 3 clubs had flagged involvement successful signing him, but helium said helium wants to triumph a premiership wearing the celebrated tricolours jersey.

His comments connected the podcast, coupled with his nationalist sightings with rival clubs successful Queensland, person reportedly infuriated Storm officials.

Storm prima meets with Dolphins

The Victorian nine precocious stood by him erstwhile Smith was 1 of 3 players caught up successful a white-powder scandal a time aft the Storm were knocked retired of the premiership race.

He is considered the champion guardant inferior successful the crippled and kept superstar young hooker Harry Grant connected the seat for the Storm this year. He has besides represened New Zealand successful the No.9 jersey.

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Certain NRL clubs would person been prepared to connection arsenic overmuch arsenic a cardinal dollars a twelvemonth for his services.

If the Storm bash chopped him loose, it's chartless whether the Roosters would person the wage headdress abstraction disposable to motion him for 2022.

The Chooks are paying large wealth to the likes of James Tedesco, Joey Manu, and Angus Crichton already.

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