Jack Chicken has denied reviews he is been tabled a two-year contract extension by St George Illawarra.
However the injury-plagued utility is eager to re-sign with the Dragons, and is ready for the membership to provide the paperwork to make a deal occur.
The 2016 NRL premiership winner had his finest season in years in 2021, enjoying 22 video games in his first marketing campaign for the Crimson V. Within the three years previous to that, he had performed collectively 17 video games, his quick profession with the Broncos cruelled by accidents.
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Late final season the Dragons tabled a contract extension, but it surely was not taken up, and the membership subsequently pulled it.
“Rumours popping out saying that I rejected it due to cash, that’s removed from the reality,” Chicken informed media at present.
“The Dragons provided me a deal, they gave me 5 days to resolve and I wasn’t able to decide then, (so) they pulled it off the desk.
“I did not actually have a call to make then, I needed to wait till they had been prepared to supply me one other deal.
“To be sincere I do not even know in the event that they’ve provided me one other deal (now). There’s rumours saying they’ve provided me a contract, however I have not had something in entrance of me.
“I’ve made it clear I need to keep right here, I need to play for the Dragons. Hopefully there may be a proposal there for me.”
The unique contract extension was for 2 years. The newest supply, reported earlier this week, was additionally two years, stated to be price $1.1 million.
Whereas cash is not the difficulty, Chicken says he would really like an extended deal.
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“Clearly I would like some safety behind my soccer,” he stated.
“I’ve had some accidents which have practically ruined my profession, so I simply need a bit little bit of safety behind me, and I need to be part of this membership’s future.
“I am turning 27 this week, if I get a three-year deal it’ll take me to 30. Then I can sit down with my household.
“However I nonetheless really feel my finest footy is in entrance of me. I do know I need to try this right here on the Dragons.”
The Dragons beat the Warriors 28-16 in Spherical 1, and tackle the Panthers on Friday night time.
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