Kurt Gidley

Newcastle CEO Matt Gidley will sit down with brother Kurt and his manager George Mimis in the next fortnight to discuss the Knights captain’s playing future.

Speculation is growing Kurt Gidley is getting closer to announcing plans to end his career in England.

Out of respect for the veteran utility and his outstanding service to the club, the Knights are leaving it up to the skipper to make the call on his future beyond the end of this season.

Because of that, the club won’t force the issue even though it will impact on recruitment plans.

Read more at the Daily Telegraph