Reports in Australia claim Gold Coast Titans have made a formal approach for Saints boss Justin Holbrook.

Holbrook continues to be strongly linked with a return to the NRL after making a positive impact in Super League.

The Australian says he wants to have his future confirmed sooner rather than later, but is yet to agree fresh terms with his current employer.

The Courier-Mail’s Peter Badel told Fox League: “Justin Holbrook has had information that he is a preferred candidate, or one of the preferred candidates, for the Titans post.

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“They want him to apply for the job, he will apply for the job.

“He’s got some runs on the board. Don’t be surprised if he is a real shot at this Titans job.”