Agents in scramble for Semi signature

VideoImageNRL: Parramatta are confident of uniting Semi Radradra and Jarryd Hayne in the Eels’ backline.

Semi Radradra could have a new manager before long.Amid revelations in The Daily Telegraph that Radradra had potentially missed out on thousands of dollars in lucrative playing and commercial bonuses, a number of agents are believed to be interested in teaming up with the Fijian flyer in a move that could help keep him in the NRL.Radradra is currently on a $250,000-a-year deal at Parramatta that expires at the end of 2017.The 24-year-old has developed into a cult figure in the NRL, having scored 10 tries so far this season — including a brilliant 90m solo effort in last Friday’s 30-12 win over South Sydney.Radradra has flown out to Fiji to visit family, with reports he told Parramatta he would quit the club for a rich deal in French rugby — something the Eels deny — it’s believed part of the problem is he isn’t maximising his commercial appeal in Australia.Is Radradra making as much as he should?Source:Getty ImagesThe Daily Telegraph can reveal a number of agents are trying to convince Radradra to sever ties with his manager, George Christodoulou, who has been conspicuously silent since reports emerged of the Eels star’s unhappiness.Some of the most high-profile NRL agents believe could better serve Radradra in securing him more lucrative deals that would go someHowever, under NRL rules a player can’t leave their manager if he is still under contract.The only way a player could break their binding contract is if he had a clause inserted into his deal.

But that hasn’t stopped player managers from trying to reach out to Radradra behind the scenes.Radradra has become one of the hottest properties in the game, but is still only contracted to earn $250,000 next year with the Eels, who are currently working through a plan to upgrade his contract to match his market value.ENGLAND: Segeyaro to head to EnglandDIRE: Titans smash hapless Sea EaglesHis value has continued to inc…

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