Wests Tigers fume over Brooks rumours

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The Wests Tigers have shut down talk of halfback Luke Brooks moving on from the club.

The club's response comes after a report earlier today in the Sydney Morning Herald by Nine's Danny Weidler that claimed Brooks was no longer interested in being coached by Michael Maguire.

The report stated that the 26-year-old was linked to a move with either the Bulldogs or Knights.

Tigers' director of football Tim Sheens shut down the rumours tonight in a statement issued to fans.

"Luke Brooks is contracted with Wests Tigers until at least the end of 2023 and, contrary to media speculation, will not be leaving the club," Sheens said.

Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks during a first round loss to Canberra. (Getty)

"Luke is a proud local junior and an extremely talented halfback, who has shown an unquestionable level of commitment to Wests Tigers over a number of years. It is clear that he remains an integral part of the long-term plans of Wests Tigers and, in speaking with him, he too is equally focused and passionate on delivering sustained success for the club.  

"Wests Tigers have been definitive on this matter and will continue to reiterate this against any untrue speculation. It is unfair on Luke, his teammates and family, as well as those involved with the club, to raise false conjecture on his future lying away from Wests Tigers when both he and the club are united on delivering success together.  

"I have known Luke for a long time and am continually impressed by the way that he carries himself both on and off the field. I look forward to working with him again to give the proud Members of this club the performances and results they deserve."

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