Wigan are being strongly linked with a move for Widnes youngster Danny Walker, who is likely to lead a Vikings exodus this winter.
The 19-year-old won the Widnes Young Player of the Year award last season and has again shone in this campaign, despite the Vikings struggling thoughout this year.
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The looming threat of relegation for Widnes, who yet to take a point in The Qualifiers, has led to plenty of speculation about players moving on and Walker is one of them.
With current Warriors hooker Thomas Leuluai said to be nearing the end of his career, a replacement may soon be needed in the number nine role and Walker is understood to be one player on the Wigan shortlist.