NRL 2020: Out-of-favour Wests Tigers star Benji Marshall reportedly eyeing mid-season move

Out-of-favour Benji Marshall is reportedly weighing up his immediate future at Wests Tigers.

The former Kiwis captain was dropped three weeks ago, after the Tigers' shock loss to struggling Gold Coast Titans. Three straight wins have followed with Marshall's replacement, Josh Reynolds, playing a leading hand.

While Marshall hasn't ruled out playing on in 2021, he's widely expected to hang up his boots and transition into a broadcasting role with Fox Sports.

But the former premiership winner isn't willing to see his final season out in the stands, with the Sydney Morning Herald reporting his manager is shopping him to other NRL clubs. 

Manager Matt Desira has refused to comment on the rumours, but other sources have confirmed several clubs had their interests piqued by Marshall's potential availability.

Melbourne Storm, Manly Sea Eagles and potentially the Parramatta Eels are all dealing with the long-term loss of their respective playmakers.

Storm star Cameron Munster is expected to be out for two months, Manly half Dylan Walker the same, while the Eels could lose Mitchell Moses for the season, after he limped off with a suspected calf injury on Saturday night. 

The SMH reports Marshall is keen to fight his way back into the matchday squad for the Tigers, but his frustrations are growing.

The club is also under no obligation to allow the veteran to leave and has limited stocks in the half department.

The Tigers play the table-topping Penrith Panthers on Saturday.

NRL 2020: Out-of-favour Wests Tigers star Benji Marshall reportedly eyeing mid-season move

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