Nine and Sydney Morning Herald reporter Michael Chammas confirmed on Nine’s 100% Footy on Monday that Munster had been supplied a two-year contract extension value $750,000-$800,000 per season to stay in Melbourne.
The 27-year-old Munster is off contract on the finish of 2023, and the NRL’s incoming seventeenth franchise, the Dolphins, have been significantly desirous about Storm gamers. The Bromwich brothers, Jesse and Kenneath, in addition to State of Origin back-rower Felise Kaufusi, have all signed offers with the membership from subsequent season.
While Chammas confirmed the Storm would maintain Munster to the ultimate 12 months of his contract subsequent season, negotiations to maintain the playmaker past 2023 are trying tough, with studies the Dolphins have put ahead a deal value greater than $1 million a 12 months to lure him out of Victoria.
Smith was pressed by former NRL and Origin rival Paul Gallen on what he would do if he was in Munster’s sneakers.
“If there’s a $500,000 difference, I would be tempted to go,” Smith mentioned on 100% Footy.
“That’s the simplest way to answer that.
“What we’re listening to is that he can be supplied $750,000-$800,000 from the Storm the Melbourne Storm, and we’re listening to $1.2 million tossed out from the Dolphins.
“That’s a fair bit of cash not to take up.”
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Smith and Munster have been premiership teammates with the Storm in 2017 and 2020.
Munster has performed 155 NRL video games for the Storm since making his debut in 2014.
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