Gould shreds 'totally incorrect' Flanagan claim

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Bulldogs wide manager of shot Phil Gould has blasted a News Corp study claiming the nine had tried to offload halfback Kyle Flanagan and failed.

"Canterbury are acceptable to wage Kyle Flanagan astir $500,000 to play reserve people arsenic the nine has failed to offload the unwanted halfback," the Daily Telegraph reported.

"The Bulldogs person been incapable to find a nine consenting to instrumentality Flanagan disconnected its hands and volition person to support him astatine the nine connected a reported wage of $450,000.

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Phil Gould has blasted a study claiming the Bulldogs had tried and failed to offload Kyle Flanagan. (Getty)

"Flanagan's kicking crippled could yet get him backmost into the apical grade.

"Flanagan is astatine agelong likelihood to commencement the play successful the NRL."

Gould retweeted a Fox League nonfiction based connected and linking to the Daily Telegraph report, slamming the claim.

"This study is wholly incorrect," Gould wrote connected Twitter.

"Kyle Flanagan has ne'er been offered to different clubs. Kyle has ne'er been asked to question different club. As for starting the twelvemonth successful reserve grade, Kyle is 1 of 4 NRL-quality halfbacks connected our roster. We haven't played a proceedings crippled yet."

Flanagan joined the Bulldogs connected a three-year woody up of the 2021 NRL play aft being cut from the Roosters earlier the extremity of his contract.

The erstwhile Rooster and Shark was benched during the Bulldogs' ninth-round clash with the Dragons and broke down successful tears successful a property league portion discussing his demotion.

Flanagan lone played different 4 top-grade games aft being punted from the team, starting astatine halfback oregon five-eighth.

Prized enlistee Matt Burton and youngster Jake Averillo are expected to commencement successful the halves for the Bulldogs successful the opening circular of the 2022 season.

Bulldogs wide manager of shot Phil Gould successful commentary for Nine. (Getty)

The Bulldogs are a arrogant nine with a affluent past stretching backmost to 1935, but they haven't played finals footy since 2016.

Canterbury person been precise progressive successful the transportation marketplace successful caller times, securing Burton, Josh Addo-Carr, Brent Naden, Matt Dufty, Paul Vaughan, Tevita Pangai Junior, Josh Cook, Max King and Braidon Burns.

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