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Question mark over Craig Bellamy’s plans is crucial to Cameron Munster’s future at the Storm

Cameron Munster ‘will NOT signal a brand new take care of Melbourne till Craig Bellamy’s future is resolved’ with supercoach weighing up his future at the Storm

Cameron Munster is unlikely to signal a brand new take care of the Melbourne Storm till Craig Bellamy’s future is ironed out.

The star five-eight is below contract with the Storm till the finish of the 2023 season and the possibilities of him staying in Melbourne seem distant as he might have to take a large pay minimize to stay at the membership.

Munster is due to make $1.2million subsequent season and has reportedly been supplied a brand new three-year deal price $750,000. 

Cameron Munster is contracted to the Melbourne Storm till the finish of the 2023 season

According to the Daily Telegraph, nonetheless, the Queensland star might take into account his future even ought to the Storm improve their provide and will not decide till Bellamy has confirmed his plans.

The 62-year-old is anticipated to decide by the finish of the month and it is understood the membership really feel he’ll prolong his deal.

‘He [Munster] loves taking part in for Bellyache [Bellamy] and it’s a extremely necessary a part of his choice,’ stated Munster’s agent and Fox League host Braith Anasta. 

‘It’s not all about money.’

Storm coach Craig Bellamy is expected to sign a new deal with Melbourne this month

Storm coach Craig Bellamy is anticipated to signal a brand new take care of Melbourne this month

The Dolphins have appeared to seize on the deadlock, reportedly providing Munster a $1.2million deal to lure him again to Queensland and make him their marquee signing for the 2024 season. 

The NRL newcomers have hitherto missed out on a landmark recruit forward of their debut season in 2023, with the most up-to-date rejection coming after Kalyn Ponga opted to signal a three-year extension with the Knights.

Munster has received two premierships with the Storm, however Melbourne have left themselves little room for manoeuvre from a monetary standpoint to retain the 27-year-old’s providers.

The star five-eight has been offered a three-year extension worth $750,000-a-season

The star five-eight has been supplied a three-year extension price $750,000-a-season

And has reportedly been offered a $1.2m deal to join Wayne Bennett's Dolphins in 2024

And has reportedly been supplied a $1.2m deal to be part of Wayne Bennett’s Dolphins in 2024

The Storm have invested closely in contract extensions for halfback Jahrome Hughes and hooker Harry Grant, who’ve penned four-year and three-year offers respectively. 

Both gamers are understood to have been retained on million-dollar offers, leaving reportedly unable to pay Munster what he desires. 

The discrepancy between the Storm and the Dolphins’ gives is such that Cameron Smith admitted he would ponder leaving Melbourne if he was in his former teammate’s footwear.

‘If there is a $500,000 distinction, I’d be tempted to go,’ the former Storm and Queensland captain instructed Nine’s 100% Footy earlier this month.

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