Veteran fullback Michael Gordon has reportedly walked out on the Cronulla Sharks after the NRL club backflipped on its decision to release him to join the Parramatta Eels.
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According to News Corp, Gordon failed to show at Sharks training on Tuesday after taking advice from the Rugby League Players Association.
The 31-year-old saw a psychologist on Tuesday to determine the impact of the recent events on his mental health.
Gordon is believed to have been given the all-clear to sign with the Eels last week, however the Eels reneged on the deal forcing the former State of Origin player to remain at the Sharks.
The report says Gordon told Sharks football manager Darren Mooney that he would no longer work under head coach Shane Flanagan following a series of broken promises.
Gordon is believed to have wanted to join the Eels as they offered him a deal for 2016, something the Sharks could not offer to the long-serving player.