Newcastle Knights willing to work with NRL integrity unit on the possibility of bring Todd Carney to the club for 2017.
With the overnight bombshell of Jarrod Mullen testing positive to steroids, It is believed Newcastle Knights CEO Matthew Gidley is now entering the idea of bring Todd Carney to the club.
Mullens NRL career is effectively over, as the Knights have stood him down effective immediately. The five-eighth position is now wide open, with Brock Lamb or Jaelen Feeney the leading contenders for the position.
It is understood that Nathan Brown is very keen on bringing the NRL bad boy to the club for the 2017 season and has inquired what stipulations would need to be put in place for it to happen.
Todd Carney is desperate to finish his career out in the NRL and believes the door that has opened in Newcaslte is his best fit for him to continue his career.
Carney, 30, is currently strandred on 199 first class games, 166 in the NRL with the Radiers, Sydney Roosters and Sharks. Carney played a further 33 games with Super League Club Catalan Dragons.