New details have emerged surrounding Clint Gutherson’s three-year deal worth an estimated $2.3 million, as reported by the Daily Telegraph.
It is understood that the 24-year old has a will receive a bonus in his deal, taking his annual salary up to $750,000.
The Eels were forced to pay a number of sweeteners to retain their man, including a $50,000 signing bonus, a car and the possibility of an extra $350,000 in State of Origin bonuses.
Should Gutherson be picked by the injury-riddled Blues, his contract would increase $50,000 a year. He is eligible for such bonuses in 2020, 2021 and 2022.
It is being reported that it is the same deal that Gutherson’s management tabled the Eels late last year.