Strategy 2021 Trade/Free Agent Targets Discussion

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Strapping Young Lad

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This thread is not to discuss current Hawthorn players and if they are in form or not, and whether they’re tradeable, what you think they’re worth.

This thread is about our Trade targets. Trade targets. Trade targets.

That means players at other clubs we have been linked to, and our interest in them going forward.

I remind you all that we are also not thinking up trade hypotheticals of how you would get it done in here.
 

rogiebear93

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Kelly apparently looking to get back to Melbourne.

He might not want to come to us, but surely we at least have a chat......would be great for our midfield on the outside
Kelly is a perfect fit for us because of his versatility and ability with ball in hand, but with his performances this year you'd not be paying overs for him. If we could get another first, pay that and our second for him while keeping Pick 2... that'd be perfect. Money isn't the issue, only picks and his desire to come to us.
 

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Kelly is a perfect fit for us because of his versatility and ability with ball in hand, but with his performances this year you'd not be paying overs for him. If we could get another first, pay that and our second for him while keeping Pick 2... that'd be perfect. Money isn't the issue, only picks and his desire to come to us.
Would be as a free agent or nothing for Hawthorn given the salary. You'd have to be a contender to justify giving up more than band 1 compo to the Giants like Geelong with the Cameron trade.

I'd love Kelly and agree that he's a great fit. How much can another club convince him to knock off his 8 year x $8mil option? I reckon the Hawks and Essendon could frontload something like a 6 year x $800k-$900k deal, while North could match anything.
 

rogiebear93

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Would be as a free agent or nothing for Hawthorn given the salary. You'd have to be a contender to justify giving up more than band 1 compo to the Giants like Geelong with the Cameron trade.

I'd love Kelly and agree that he's a great fit. How much can another club convince him to knock off his 8 year x $8mil option? I reckon the Hawks and Essendon could frontload something like a 6 year x $800k-$900k deal, while North could match anything.
Oh he's a free agent, my bad - I forgot.
 

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I'd love Kelly and agree that he's a great fit. How much can another club convince him to knock off his 8 year x $8mil option? I reckon the Hawks and Essendon could frontload something like a 6 year x $800k-$900k deal, while North could match anything.
The only thing they can't offer, which matters the most, is not being North...
 

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Kelly apparently looking to get back to Melbourne.

He might not want to come to us, but surely we at least have a chat......would be great for our midfield on the outside
If anything Newcombes inclusion showed us we need more quality mids not less.

If our salary cap is as reported we would be negligent not to ask the question about Kelly.

Averaging a goal a game this year, would compliment our boys nicely.


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MrPremiership

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If anything Newcombes inclusion showed us we need more quality mids not less.

If our salary cap is as reported we would be negligent not to ask the question about Kelly.

Averaging a goal a game this year, would compliment our boys nicely.


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especially if that mid has a bit of speed and can play on the outside with good skills
 

Big Hotdog

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Lol. So they didn’t use the “all club” angle with Whitfield, coniglio, Greene, et al.
Josh Kelly: oh yeah I’ll stay and you don’t have to pay me the $8m you’ve spent on others”
There are going to have to be a some serious ambassador payments to keep the band together. The GWS cap is shared between 8 or 9 players....
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DeafHawk

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We need to solve the midfield problems...
1 x free agent Kelly or Merret not neccessary..
Any 2 see below:
A. Cerra
D. Tacey
B. Florini
P. Lipinski
E. Richards
E. Smith
J. Clark
Keep our 1st draft
F. Callaghan or N. Eramus
 

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DeafHawk

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Excuse my grammar 😎
Backline 👍a massive tick..

We need to solve the midfield problems...
1 x free agent Kelly or Merret not neccessary..
Any 2 see below:
A. Cerra
D. Tacey
B. Florini
P. Lipinski
E. Richards
E. Smith
J. Clark
Keep our 1st draft
F. Callaghan or N. Eramus
 

Noel Gallagher

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Excuse my grammar 😎
Backline 👍a massive tick..

We need to solve the midfield problems...
1 x free agent Kelly or Merret not neccessary..
Any 2 see below:
A. Cerra
D. Tacey
B. Florini
P. Lipinski
E. Richards
E. Smith
J. Clark
Keep our 1st draft
F. Callaghan or N. Eramus
Would be absolutely awesome if we could land Merrett as a FA, Fiorini as trade (2nd or 3rd rounder) + Eramus/Callaghan and Sonsie - could still have a big championships and stamp himself as a clear 3rd pick
 

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Excuse my grammar 😎
Backline 👍a massive tick..

We need to solve the midfield problems...
1 x free agent Kelly or Merret not neccessary..
Any 2 see below:
A. Cerra
D. Tacey
B. Florini
P. Lipinski
E. Richards
E. Smith
J. Clark
Keep our 1st draft
F. Callaghan or N. Eramus
Do you mean D. Tucker?
 

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