Former Salford winger reportedly signs WWE deal

Josh McAllister

Reports suggest that former NRL and Super League back Daniel Vidot has signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

The 28-year-old made more than 100 first grade NRL appearances, and signed for Salford Red Devils in 2016, scoring five tries in a handful of games.

Industry press are reporting that he has signed a one-year development deal after training in the US for the past two years.

Casey Michael, of wrestling website Squared Circle Sirens, has also suggested former rugby league player Luke Menzies will join Vidot.

Menzies, 29, played for a number of clubs during his career including Salford, Hull KR, Oldham, Swinton, Halifax and Toronto.

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