The club's newest member also enjoyed a stint for Brisbane in the NRL.
The veteran prop had a growing concern as the season's end neared.
There are fears that Parramatta won't be able to match competing offers for the star playmaker.
The new Sea Eagles boss also named his two players to watch ahead of next year. ma
The Knights will get a damaging outside back in return for the young dummy-half.
The Eels back-rower had originally chosen to miss three games instead of paying $4000.
The new-look Manly team were hoping to bring the former Blues coach on board.