In a phone call on Wednesday night, Sonny Bill Williams said the words to Trent Robinson that set up his stunning return to the NRL.
“I want to come home,” the 34-year-old told the Roosters coach.
Opinion: Sonny Bill Williams wants to play for the Roosters in 2020. But there are several hoops to be jumped through before the 34-year-old makes a stunning NRL return | @awebster1975 https://t.co/NG70ltCrEj— The Sydney Morning Herald (@smh) July 23, 2020
The Roosters already had the maximum 30 players in their ranks but released outside back Asu Kepaoa to free up a spot for the two -time World Cup winner.
His future remains up in the air after Toronto Wolfpack pulled out of this year’s Super League, freeing up several former NRL players.
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