The Sydney Roosters seem to be the perfect club for Shaun Johnson to call his home if the halfback leaves the New Zealand Warriors at the end of next season.
Johnson still has one more year left on his contract with the Warriors, which will coincide with the potential retirement of superstar Cooper Cronk.
It’s no secret that the Roosters chairmen Nick Politis and coach Trent Robinson are big fans of Johnson as his unique abilities he brings to the halfback position.
It seems the only problem for Johnson is his inconsistency in his game.
The 28-year old can produce stellar performances on his given day and when he strings together three or four nine-out-of-ten games, he gets heavily talked up as a champion playmaker.
Although, stats show he isn’t producing enough of those performances throughout the season in the other 20 odd games.
For Johnson, the Roosters could be the perfect club for him the thrive under and produce those brilliant performances which single-handily destroy teams week in and week out, just like James Tedesco was able to do this year.
If Johnson made the move to the tri-colours, his combination with Luke Keary and James Tedesco would be considered as one of the games most lethal spines, with him working alongside a Clive Churchill winner in Keary and the Dally M Fullback for 2018 in Tedesco.
Johnson will have the 2019 season to impress the Warriors to re-sign him, or for rival clubs such as the Roosters to make a player for the exciting halfback.