If they aren't already, things could get ugly in the split between Ivan Cleary and the Wests Tigers.
While nothing is official, reports suggest Cleary has signed-on to coach the Panthers once his contract at the Wests Tigers comes to an end in 2020.
However, the Tigers are willing to let Cleary as soon as they find a suitable replacement with the club chasing Wayne Bennett and Michael Maguire to takeover.
Interestingly, some Wests Tigers players are starting to lose respect for Cleary over the whole saga.
NRL.com reporter Michael Chammas joined Triple M's The Rush Hour with MG to discuss this issue:
Here's the full chat with Michael Chammas where we talk through the whole coaching saga including Wayne Bennett, Anthony Seibold, Michael Maguire and Trent Barrett.