BACK FOR MORE: Cooper Cronk, who is preparing for the Rugby League World Cup with the Kangaroos, will play on in the NRL next season.
BACK FOR MORE: Cooper Cronk, who is preparing for the Rugby League World Cup with the Kangaroos, will play on in the NRL next season. Mark Evans

Roosters tipped to sign Cronk

LEAGUE: The chase for Cooper Cronk is officially on.

Cronk told his agent George Mimis he wanted to continue his NRL career in Sydney for possibly the next two years.

Mimis confirmed: "Cooper asked me to explore what opportunities are out there and he will play if the right option exists."

It ends months of speculation after the champion halfback revealed early this season that he was leaving Melbourne to move to Sydney to live with his partner Tara Rushton.

While no deal has been done, the Sydney Roosters are in the box seat to secure the 33-year-old's prized signature.

South Sydney chief executive Shane Richardson said last week his club would not be signing Cronk.

But it is understood the Roosters are keen and say they have enough room in their salary cap to make the deal happen.

The Roosters have made it known they have no intention of forcing Mitchell Pearce out of the club, but if the deal is done Cronk will be wearing the No.7 jumper.

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