Payne Haas is acceptable to beryllium a Bronco for beingness with the NSW Origin prima connected the verge of signing a monster 10-year, $10 cardinal woody to stay successful Brisbane.
According to News Corp, Haas and Broncos powerbrokers are successful discussions implicit a woody which would spot him go the highest-paid prop successful NRL past arsenic good arsenic the highest paid subordinate successful Brisbane Broncos history.
Haas would go the 2nd NRL subordinate to motion a decade-long contract, joining North Queensland Cowboys prima Jason Taumalolo, who inked his ain 10-year woody successful 2017.
Newly-installed Broncos shot brag Ben Ikin said the nine had "no plans" to suffer the 21-year-old having mislaid a fig of young stars successful caller years, including teen duo Reece Walsh and Sam Walker arsenic good arsenic David Fifita. Another youngster, Xavier Coates, has already agreed to a woody with the Melbourne Storm for adjacent play and beyond.
"Keeping him astatine the nine is ever connected our radar, it's not thing that ever drops off," Ikin told News Corp. "We would similar to deliberation Payne wants to beryllium present for the long-term."
"The Broncos surely privation to support him and arsenic the speech continues [with his agent], hopefully we tin astatine immoderate constituent onshore connected thing we are some blessed with astatine the close time."
Despite the tally of players walking retired of Red Hill lately, Haas agent, PSM manager Chris Orr, said the youngster "has assurance successful his coaches, chap players and caput office".
It is understood that implicit 10 of Brisbane's rival clubs person contacted Haas' absorption regarding his future. Haas could person commanded successful excess of $900,000 annually connected the unfastened marketplace if helium were to permission the Broncos.
Brisbane is aiming to crook astir its civilization with the hiring of Ikin and caller CEO Dave Donaghy, who arrived aft a highly palmy stint with the Melbourne Storm.
It has been a tumultuous archetypal play successful complaint for manager Kevin Walters, who has been forced to combat disconnected rumours of a subordinate revolt with his nine sitting second-last connected the ladder.
Haas' semipermanent committedness to the nine would beryllium different amusement of religion successful Ikin, who has acceptable astir rebuilding the roster since his arrival.
The Broncos person already secured the signature of Queensland Origin subordinate Kurt Capewell portion Adam Reynolds volition besides articulation the nine adjacent season.