AFL heavyweight’s ‘huge provide’ flips trade saga
Some huge information has dropped within the AFL trade market with a premiership contender making an enormous transfer on a rival star.
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Doedee has been linked to Brisbane in latest months with whispers rising he has spoken to figures on the Lions.
Seven Information reporter Mitch Cleary on Tuesday evening instructed Speaking Finals, Doedee is “weighing up an enormous provide from Brisbane”.
The 26-year-old final month publicly expressed his need to remain at Adelaide, however stated final week he was no nearer to re-signing with the membership as a result of the provide has not met his expectations.
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“The Crows are determined to maintain Tom Doedee. He stated that he desires to remain on the Crows, however he’s now weighing up an enormous provide from Brisbane. He has spoken to the Lions in latest weeks,” Cleary instructed Channel 7.
“It’s at all times a priority once you get to this stage of the season, the Crows have been out for per week, his season has been completed for the most effective a part of a few months after a knee damage – nonetheless unsigned. So watch this area.”
It was simply one in every of a number of trade developments that dropped on Tuesday evening with the Swans rising as a key participant within the upcoming trade interval.
Sydney has been linked with a number of key place gamers in latest weeks — and gas was poured on the latest burning rumours that the membership is chasing excessive profile recruits Brodie Grundy and North Melbourne’s Ben McKay.
Sydney CEO Tom Harley on Monday refused to disclose whether or not his membership has met with out-of-favour Demon Grundy, who’s broadly tipped to request a trade in coming weeks.
Grundy has reportedly met with Port Adelaide and is predicted to return to his residence state — nonetheless, Cleary believes the Swans are nonetheless within the race.
It’s no secret Grundy has been out of favour in his first 12 months at Melbourne since he was brutally offloaded by Collingwood final low season.
It’s why the Swans are reportedly going exhausting for McKay.
“Everybody at North Melbourne is bracing for him to request a trade,” Cleary stated.
“Rival golf equipment are sometimes a great gauge on the subject of the marketplace for rival gamers. Sydney is the robust phrase out of opposition golf equipment which might be main the race for this man — forward of Essendon and Hawthorn. Port Adelaide had proven a little bit of curiosity. I feel they’re additional down the trail with Esava Ratugolea and a participant like (Brandon) Zerk-Thatcher on the Bombers.”
He stated the Swans provide shall be upwards of $700,000 per season.
It comes after North Melbourne coach Alastair Clarkson lately warned golf equipment the Kangaroos shall be “combating to maintain” McKay.
Clarkson reiterated the menace to match any provide for the restricted free agent and stated even a possible top-five compensation decide wouldn’t be used to take a look at a key defender if he was to depart.
“We wish him to remain at our footy membership … we reckon his finest seven years are going to be the subsequent seven,” Clarkson stated.
“If we don’t really feel like we’re going to get the compensation essential for him, then we’ll be combating for him to remain.
“Take decide 2 or 3 for Ben McKay’s compensation … effectively, let me know if there’s a six-foot-five, six-foot-six fullback or centre half-back within the draft to exchange him – there ain’t.”
McKay was taken with the No. 21 total decide within the 2015 draft.