NRL's Titans in pole position to sign Warriors' Sarginson

Gold Coast Titans are in pole position to secure Dan Sarginson's services for next season.

Wednesday, 23rd March 2016, 8:01 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st March 2016, 9:51 am
Wigan Warriors' Dan Sarginson (Left) is tackled by Brisbane Broncos' Anthony Milford

It is understood the 22-year-old is favouring a move to the Queensland outfit.

Sarginson’s three-year deal with Wigan runs out at the end of this campaign and he has attracted plenty of interest.

A few English rugby union and NRL sides Gold Coast and Melbourne Storm are thought to have been keen to recruit him.

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But it is thought Sarginson (inset) is likely to move to the Titans, where former team-mate Eddy Pettybourne is on the books.

He would become the latest English player to test himself Down Under.

Joe Burgess moved to the Sydney Roosters in the winter.

Sam Tomkins and Lee Mossop have since returned from spells in the NRL

with New Zealand Warriors and Parramatta Eels respectively.

Sarginson joined Wigan ahead of the 2014 season from London Broncos and finished his debut season with a place in the England side.

Last year his campaign was cut short by injury.

He is currently deputising for Sam Tomkins at full-back, having started the campaign at centre.

While his future looks to be coming clearer, Josh Charnley remains the subject of speculation.

It is thought Sale Sharks have made an offer for the winger, who is out of contract at the end of this season.

But Wigan have not surrendered hope of keeping him on board beyond this year.