Drew McIntyre is getting a title shot at Crown Jewel but his WWE future remains in doubt.
The long-term future of Drew McIntyre has been in some doubt for months now with the former WWE Champion apparently yet to re-sign with the company. Previous reports suggested both cash and creative were issues for the Scottish star but he is currently having a renaissance on Raw with a World Heavyweight Championship match with Seth Rollins set for Crown Jewel on November 4th.
Speaking on Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer noted that WWE will keep pushing McIntyre for the time being as he will be with the company until at least April 2024 although he has not yet signed a new deal with the company:
“I could check but I do not believe he’s re-signed. They were gonna push him. He’s solid through April. There’s time, you can do whatever you want with him through April.
“So the deal is that his contract was to expire at the end of the year, but because of all the injury time accrued it’s April. So I mean, they’re not at a point where I would say it’s dangerous or we are at a turning point or don’t put the title on him, which they’ve done before. They’ve had champions, Bret Hart, Jeff Jarrett, where guy’s contracts were up.”
Drew McIntyre addresses rumours about his future
Back in September, McIntyre spoke to the Hindustan Times, where he addressed his future and said he doesn’t plan to be anywhere else:
“I mean, I keep reading the internet myself. I just saw something earlier. The internet keeps talking about my future, I guess. But my focus is on the here and now like I don’t look to the future, I don’t look to the past, I look to the present.”
“And my job right now is just making sure we give everybody in Hyderabad the best show possible and I’ll continue to give the best performance I can give at every show and I can say I don’t plan to be anywhere else. That’s as much as I can give.”
Whether or not Drew McIntyre remains with WWE past WrestleMania 40 in 2024 remains to be seen.
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