Confirmed Daniel Menzel [Off to Sydney after Swans give him another chance as a DFA]

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Not a lot between their overall career stats. Fasolo with a few more tackles and Menzel a few more goals the the only real differences.

D Menzel
Kicks: 8.2
Hballs: 4.3
Marks: 4.4
Tackles: 1.5
Goals: 1.9

Fasolo
Kicks: 8.6
Hballs: 5.3
Marks: 4.5
Tackles 2.5
Goals: 1.3
0.6 more goals is a lot over 22 rounds.
 

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Bring in Rohan and punt Menzel, *******s.

Outside of Hawkins no-one else knows how to kick a goal at Geelong.(Kelly went alright with 24 for his first season)

Yay, let's get rid of a bloke who can kick goals but isn't the strongest tackler in the league and play blokes that can't kick goals and can't ******* tackle either.
 

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The big issue is his forward 50 pressure. With today’s game built around pressure he’ll be up against it getting taken unless he can convince a club he can improve that aspect of his game. A few years back there’s no way Geelong let him go. Extremely talented though and could still kick 40 goals.
 

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I don't suspect Hawks are keen but he would be ok in our forward line - can take contested marks which is not the strength of our other forwards. And the rest of our forwards put on pressure.
 

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Can see him taking Lecras' spot in our forward line.

Long shot though.
LeCras laid 70 tackles this season. Not a great season by his standards but still managed 14 touches a game, 60 inside 50s and 32 goals. Was 4th for marks inside 50 and really 5th or 6th pro rata. Had doughnuts on the score sheet in the GF and still played a small role.

Menzel only played 13 games and was still number 2 for marks inside 50 for the Cats going at 1.5 per game. Doesn't get a lot of the ball, doesn't tackle and doesn't push outside 50 that much. He suits a team with only one genuine marking target inside 50, like say, Geelong.

I'd really like to see Menzel find a club and do well but I reckon at WC with the way he plays he would only succeed by us diverting ball away from Kennedy and Darling which is detrimental to our game plan.
 

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personally not sold on him, however, will be cheap and I back the medical team if they clear him. Not sure who he displaces in a fully fit 22, may have to do a bit in the NEAFL first.
 
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