Will isn’t a skinny key forward, nor is he playing in a side that’s 10-2.Similar situation to Will Philips in that regard - that year out has really held back his ability to get match fitness.
(Apart from the fact that Will has played seniors, kicked a goal and re-signed for an extra two years)
Let the kid develop on his time.
The media are doing another good job of trying to ruin another kids career. If they aren’t pushing him to play, they are now writing about trades and following him and his partner around. They are pathetic losers.