As previously noted, Drew McIntyre has reportedly been out of action in WWE due to a “health issue” and there have been rumors of McIntyre possibly leaving the company when his contract expires.
According to Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com, there is still no update on McIntyre signing a new deal but there has reportedly been a push within WWE creative to have him return for Money in the Bank weekend in London. There were apparently creative pitches brought up for McIntyre during a meeting last week but it’s believed that he won’t be returning to WWE television until an agreement over his contract is reached.
The following was also stated regarding why McIntyre hasn’t returned to television yet…
“The belief is that with less than a year left on his deal, McIntyre doesn’t want to be aimlessly floating when he has already proven during the pandemic how important he can be to the overall company, not just as an in-ring competitor but as an overall ambassador to the brand.”