When Eels utility Clint Gutherson inevitably gets shafted to accommodate the return of Corey Norman, he’d be within his rights to feel a little bit aggrieved.
Gutherson has been among the Eels best all season, but with the arrival of Mitchell Moses from the Tigers, he’s expected to have to play somewhere else, likely on the wing. But if Eels legend Peter Sterling was in charge, that wouldn’t be the case.
“To be honest, on what I’m seeing the last couple of weeks – and I know Mitchell Moses has only been there three weeks – Clint Gutherson, to move him is a brave move,” Sterling said on Fox. “It’s a quandary.”
“I know that he’s come on big money, has Mitchell Moses, but to move Gutherson from five-eighth, out of the halves, is a big call, in my opinion.”
Of course, if Gutherson were to remain at five-eighth, that would likely mean Moses would have to either fall to the bench, or out of the side altogether. Which, after the way Moses agitated to get out of the Tigers, would likely lead to a street parade in Leichhardt.
It’s unknown how much pull (if any) Sterling still