Concerns have been raised over Manly’s salary cap after reports Haumole Olakau’atu is set to re-sign joining Josh Schuster on a huge new deal to stay at the Sea Eagles.
Schuster re-signed earlier this year on a deal worth $800,000 a season, while the Olakau’atu’s new offer is worth a reported $6 million over seven years.
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The Daily Telegraph’s Phil Rothfield believes Manly are paying money usually reserved for playmakers and fullbacks for edge forwards.
“We talked about the Broncos cap and the balance of it, I have never seen a situation where one edge forward in Josh Schuster is on $800,000 and the other one Olakau’atu is going to be on $900,000,” Rothfield said.
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