New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) would be interested in hiring several WWE talents. New information suggests that the Japanese company would try to rehire three talents that left the company at the beginning of 2016, taking advantage of the fact that their contracts would be nearing completion.
Dave Meltzer, a journalist specialized in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, details in his weekly news summary that the company would seek to hire the current WWE United States Champion, Shinsuke Nakamura, in addition to the tag team formed by Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows.
The interest of the Japanese company would lie in the fact that the contracts of these talents would be near completion since at first it was reported that the three wrestlers signed for a duration of 3 years. Therefore, in 2019, they would have finalized their agreements, since at the moment there is no news of renewals by any of them.
Even so, wrestlers are expected to end up renewing with WWE. Shinsuke Nakamura moved to the United States after signing with the company and is already settled with his family. As for Gallows and Anderson, Meltzer reports that it would be more difficult for Anderson to leave, since his family is also in the United States, while for Gallows there would have been talks to return.
The three fighters went to WWE in early 2016 with AJ Styles. Nakamura trained at NJPW and has spent most of his career at the company, becoming a central figure for the company for many years. For their part, Gallows and Anderson won the IWGP Tag Team Championships on several occasions.