New Zealand star Kevin Locke will join up with new club Salford Red Devils early, after he managed to secure a release from New Zealand Warriors earlier than expected.
Marwan Koukash used Twitter to tell fans that Locke is going to be arriving sooner than the initial agreement – after he signed up for the start of the 2015 season.
However, after finding himself out of favour at the Warriors, Locke has now reached an agreement that will see him fast-track his move to England.
“Today we have agreed terms for Kevin Locke to join us immediately,” Koukash said on Twitter. “We are just awaiting his visa.
“Would really like to thank the NZ Warriors for their cooperation on this and look forward to a successful relationship with them.”