during a Brisbane Broncos NRL training session on March 1, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia.

Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett and Broncos CEO Paul White have fronted the media on Wednesday morning in response to a huge news story that broke on Tuesday night.

Fox Sports revealed the Broncos have offered Bellamy a four-year deal worth over $5 million, which could mean an Bennett's coaching career in Brisbane comes to an early end.

Bellamy is off-contract at the end of the current season, while Bennett is signed on until the end of 2019.

Fox Sports reported the Broncos have been speaking to Bellamy for at least the past month, and while it was understood that initially angered Bennett, White confirmed it was actually his idea.

"Wayne encouraged me to meet with him (Bellamy)," White told the media on Wednesday morning.

"At the moment no negotiations are happening.

"Wayne understands we have to have an eye for the future ... he's comfortable that's part of my job.

"We've had a conversation with Craig... Craig is currently considering an offer from Melbourne."

Bennett then confirmed he believes the club is bigger than any one person, and even suggested he's received offers from other clubs about coaching in the future.

"I was part of a conversation I organised a month ago," Bennett said.

"At this point in my life, I still have a lot to offer.

"I've already had a couple of offers (to coach at another club).

"I was aware they were going to go talk to him but I wasn't aware it had happened.

"My priority is the team, not whether I'll be here next year. My priority is the players. Always has been."

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