Uncontracted Tom Phillips

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Incredibly underrated player in the best midfield

Type of player who would get paid much more at other clubs

What’s his worth
 

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Be stunned if he did anything but re-sign. Buckley and co rate him extremely highly, highlighted by his 6th or 7th placing in the Copeland trophy last season.

Disposal is iffy at times but his weekly run and carry is completely invaluable. He is always finding space from opposition to get uncontested ball and move it forward, particularly when he's inside defensive 50. Doesn’t mind a goal either.
 

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It will come down to money
If the difference between opposition offer and pies offer is large that’s when I could see him going
 

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Seems like the sort of bloke who would take unders to continue playing his role for the team.

From what I understand, he is the ultimate professional respected by many inside the club
 

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Seems like the sort of bloke who would take unders to continue playing his role for the team.

From what I understand, he is the ultimate professional respected by many inside the club
Yeh have herd he is very good on the training track

Pretty much the fittest player on the pies list
 

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Forget about him.

He's the type of player that will only excel in our brand of football. He's a poor man's Andrew Gaff, he's a great runner and accumulator but that's it.

Outside our high-possession running through the middle type of football he will pretty much be useless. Within our team tho he is quite invaluable.
 

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reckon he has versatility to play all over the ground which would work across any system
any player that 2 way runs like this guy and uses the ball well has value
 

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reckon he has versatility to play all over the ground which would work across any system
any player that 2 way runs like this guy and uses the ball well has value
This is his problem, he is not even close to an average AFL player standard when it comes to kicking. Dreadful actually. Great runner, and runs well to the right spots, but is just awful by foot.
 

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This is his problem, he is not even close to an average AFL player standard when it comes to kicking. Dreadful actually. Great runner, and runs well to the right spots, but is just awful by foot.
Harsh I don’t notice him turning the ball over and he can kick off both sides
 
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Harsh I don’t notice him turning the ball over and he can kick off both sides
I think he’s great, hard runner, not afraid of contact, reasonable left boot but can shank them which is where he gets a bad rap.
But 2 footed? Not sure I’ve ever seen a good kick of his right foot (although I haven’t seen many)
 

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Very similar to Polec, works well under a particular system. Other clubs can lure him away with high salary/picks but chances are he won't be the same player at another club.
 

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I like Phillips, and think he will stay, but he’s the type of player we can cover, and I wouldn’t be adverse to seeing him leave if we managed to get back in to this years first round as a result.
 
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