Esan Marsters of the Junior Kiwis is tackled during the International Rugby League match between the Junior Kangaroos and the Junior Kiwis at Pirtek Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.

Gold Coast Titans' outside back Esan Marsters will depart the NRL effective immediately to link up with the Huddersfield Giants in the Super League from 2023 onwards.

The 26 year-old centre has notched up 85 NRL games throughout his six-year career, splitting his time between the Wests Tigers, North Queensland Cowboys and Gold Coast Titans, as well as featuring for both the Cook Islands and New Zealand.

He'll join fellow former Tigers Chris McQueen and Kevin Naiqama at the UK club on a two-year deal, tying the centre to Huddersfield through to the conclusion of the 2024 season.

Signed to replace NRL premiership-winner Ricky Leutele, Giants head coach Ian Watson is eager to bring Marsters' talent to the Super League.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 27: Esan Nike Marsters of the Tigers is tackled during the round 15 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Bankwest Stadium on June 27, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Marsters was quick to list off the attributes he'll bring to the side, and is excited about a fresh challenge in 2023.

“I am a ball runner, a ball attacker, I’ve been really working on my defence here in the NRL and it’s an area that me and Watto spoke about when we had our original conversation," Marsters said following the announcement.

"He spoke about the way he wants to defend and how I fit into that. You know, I have been moving around into different systems so now hopefully this will be a system that I can fit into.”

The Titans looked set to allow Esan to walk away regardless, with the emergence of Jojo Fifita and Greg Marzhew applying pressure to the rest of the outside backs in the squad.