Blues forward negotiating new contract, wingman tipped to depart: AFL trade news – AFL News
There are a number of contemporary updates on Carlton’s participant motion entrance, with a forward reportedly within the midst of talks over a new contract, whereas a forgotten wingman is taken into account a probable probability of farewelling Princes Park.
The Blues’ checklist administration issues are firmly behind their minds at current, because the membership prepares to assault its first finals marketing campaign since 2013; beginning on Friday night time on the MCG when the Blues sort out the Swans in a blockbuster elimination ultimate.
Nevertheless, Carlton’s 2024 checklist building will turn out to be a forefront focus quickly sufficient, with a number of pertinent updates coming to mild on Thursday morning.
Father-son goalkicker Jack Silvagni is taking part in ongoing talks with Carlton’s hierarchy over a contract extension, in accordance to journalist Cal Twomey by way of SEN, with a multi-yr association understood to be centric to present discussions.
“Jack Silvagni, he is been provided a deal to keep at Carlton. These negotiations are actually in full swing, he is an unrestricted free agent however has a multi-yr deal on the desk from the Blues,” Twomey stated on Thursday morning.
After it appeared unsure whether or not or not Silvagni would stay on Royal Parade past this yr due to his unsigned standing, the one obvious query now revolves round what number of extra years the forward might be tied to the Blues.
Alternatively, wingman Lochie O’Brien will reportedly discover extra fruitful senior alternatives away from Princes Park subsequent season, in accordance to a News Corp report.
O’Brien performed 19 video games final season in one thing of a profession resurgence, nonetheless, come this season the wingman hasn’t been anyplace close to as favoured by Michael Voss and his choice committee, managing simply six video games at AFL degree as Carlton stormed in direction of September qualification.
Whereas the 23-yr-outdated is contracted by subsequent season, the operating Blue is taken into account possible to depart the membership that drafted him with the No. 10 general choice in 2017.
Off-contract midfielder Paddy Dow is one other Blue whose Carlton future seems cloudy because the off-season prepares to kick off.
This yr’s trade interval commences on October 9.