Cronulla Sharks star Ben Barba has reportedly been the target of big money offers from Japanese rugby.

Barba’s positive drug test following the Sharks 2016 NRL premiership win has again put the flying fullbacks future in the game in doubt.

Barba’s Sharks teammate Jackson Bird (pictured) says as far as he’s concerned, Barba is on track for another season in the NRL with Cronulla as the club prepares to defend its  inaugural premiership win.