MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 26: Marika Koroibete of the Storm breaks free of a tackle during the NRL Second Preliminary Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the North Queensland Cowboys at AAMI Park on September 26, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Melbourne Storm NRL winger Marika Koroibete’s expected code switch to rugby union with Melbourne Rebels is all but done.

It is understood the high-flying Fijian and Storm cult hero will sign with the Rebels on a lucrative multi-year deal in the coming days.

The Rebels are believed to be confident a deal will be inked, with an announcement expected to be made next week.