Brisbane Broncos winger Corey Oates has appeared as a potential target for a number of Sydney clubs.
The Courier Mail's Peter Badel believes Oates is attracting a large number of teams, vying for his services.
Badel said on NRL Tonight "I can tell you that Corey Oates, has had rival offers from Sydney clubs to the tune of $700,000.
"It's big bucks for a winger, but wingers are now back in vogue.
“There was a time when we looked at wingers as cut-price options — players that were on $150,000.
“But we are learning in the game now that game-breaking wingers are needed and wingers with bulk and try-scoring ability like as Corey Oates has got are valuable to a team.
“He’s like a seventh forward, he’s been outstanding this year with nine tries from nine games and he usually makes 200m a game.
“The test now for Brisbane is whether they can match the offers."
The 24-year-old was born in Queensland and has played 131 games in his six seasons at the Broncos.
He's also represented Queensland the past three years in the Origin series.
“I don’t think they can match them, but I think they can get close.
“And if they get close I think Corey Oates is prepared to make a sacrifice to stay in Queensland.”
Oates added to his family earlier this year with a baby girl.