The Warriors are looking to pry Melbourne young gun Tino Fa’asuamaleaui away from the Storm with a potential huge $3 million deal, as reported by Blindside.
New Zealand are cashed up and discussing a five-year deal worth $600,000 a season to poach the highly-touted Queensland youngster away.
The Titans are also reportedly interested in the 19-year old, who came through the Brisbane Broncos' junior ranks before making his NRL debut with the Storm this year.
He has played four first-grade games after making his debut against the Dragons in round 16.
Off-contract at the end of next season, Fa’asuamaleaui is believed to be happy at Melbourne, but if he chases the money the Storm would not be able to compete with the Warriors' offer.
After spending time at the Queensland under-20s in July, Fa’asuamaleaui said it was a big learning curb for his career.
“When I first got to the club I missed my physio appointment. That wasn’t too nice, but never again,” he told the Queensland website.
“It was the team meeting room and Bellamy walked in and he is like ‘where’s Tino?’ He is yelling, and I looked to my right because I was sitting next to ‘Smithy’ and Billy Slater.
“They were laughing with little giggles because they knew what had happened, but I was thinking, ‘Oh no, here we go’. I copped a big spray, but that was the one and only.
“Melbourne mean everything to me, they have been like family down here.”