Hayne signs $2millon extension

The manager of Parramatta’s superstar fullback Jarryd Hayne has agreed for his star player to sign a new $2 million contract with the Eels.

In massive boost for the club on the eve of tomorrow nights blockbuster against the Bulldogs, The Dally M champion’s agent agreed to terms for a four-year deal this morning.

After weeks of negotiations, Haynes manager Wayne Beavis struck the deal with Parramatta CEO Paul Osborne at a 10am meeting.

Rivals clubs, including the Sydney Roosters, were prepared to pay up to $500,000-a-season to entice him away from Parramatta.

A Parramatta source said: “Jarryd didn’t want to go anywhere he loves Parramatta.

“It was just a matter of coming up with the right deal. Were expecting hell sign next week but doesn’t want interruptions before the game.”

The Eels are expected to hold a press conference early next week to confirm the signing.

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