The Storm already have a Kaufusi on their books, with older brother Felise an integral part of their squads in 2017.
Older brother Antonio also played six seasons for the club, making his NRL debut for Melbourne in 2003.
The club can’t make an official announcement on their deal for Patrick until contracts have been officially lodged and registered with the NRL but Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy says the deal is very close.
“Felise’s younger brother has agreed to terms to come here next year,” Bellamy said.
“Basically we would have had the three of them, Antonio was here when I started so three of the brothers would have all played for Storm and the Cowboys.”