Daniel Saifiti has revealed he is “two to three weeks” away from returning from injury.
The powerhouse forward has been sidelined since injuring his knee in Round 9 against Parramatta.
Having missed two games so far, Saifiti is hopeful of making his comeback against Manly.
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“I did my first running session (on Saturday) at captain’s run with the boys and turned out pretty good,” Saifiti told Triple M Newcastle radio.
“I think they’re just taking it week by week. I think two to three is what they’re (the medical staff) aiming for.”
Sitting on 94 career appearances, Saifiti is eyeing off the 100-game milestone, while brother Jacob has clocked up 65 games for the Knights.
Jacob announced last week that he has re-signed for a further two seasons, a decision Daniel is thrilled with.
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“He deserves it. He put the hard yards in and had a real good pre-season under Adsy (coach Adam O'Brien),” he said.
“I’m happy for him and he thoroughly deserves it.”