World class NRL youngster offered “monster” $4.2 million deal after impressing at Leeds Rhinos & St Helens’ stadiums in Rugby League World Cup

A 19-year-old sensation could be set to earn $4.2 million dollars in his next career.

The young man is North Queensland Cowboys young gun Jeremiah Nanai who at the age of 19 has starred for Australia during the Rugby League World Cup.

Though he won’t play in the final, he debuted against Fiji in the opening game at Leeds Rhinos’ Headingley before claiming the Man of the Match at St Helens against Italy.

On November 1st he became available to talk to other clubs entering the last 12 months of his deal.

The young man reportedly fielded several huge offers according to the Daily Telegraph with one club offering him $0.8 million in his first season with gradual increase year on year culminating in a total for the deal at $4.2 million.

However, North Queensland football boss Micheal Luck is confident that they will keep him.

“We know there will be interest and we would like to think as soon as he comes back home we can begin discussions again about securing him long term,” Luck said.

“We understand other clubs will come in with big offers, but we would love him to see out his career here.

“We’ll put forward a package that makes Jeremiah and his family comfortable with his future here.

“We’re confident our offer will be competitive regardless of what other clubs are offering and we’d like to think at this stage of Jeremiah’s career he is confident in our club and the direction we’re heading in.

“With any younger talent like Jeremiah there is always going to be interest in him and that is testimony to how well he played this year and how much scope he still has to improve.”

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