Parramatta coach Brad Arthur says his commute to work would be the envy of most people in Australia as he laughed off reports linking him with a move away from the Eels.
“I’ve got no reason to leave,” Arthur said on Tuesday. “I drive seven minutes to work. I think everyone would love to drive seven minutes to work and work for Parramatta.”
Reports surfaced on Monday that Arthur’s management firm, Pacific Sports Management, had offered his services to a rival NRL club despite the fact he is contracted to the Eels until the end of 2024.
Arthur labelled the speculation as “funny”.
Canterbury remain without a head coach for next year while there is long-term uncertainty about the head coaching positions at St George Illawarra, Gold Coast and Newcastle.
Arthur has been at the Eels since 2014 but has yet to break the club’s quest for their first premiership since 1986.
“I’m nine years into my…