“Jordy loves the membership and he desires to be right here. Components of individuals on his facet wish to see him remunerated in addition to he presumably might and, you recognize, we would like him to be rewarded appropriately as we do the opposite 44 blokes on our listing for what they create to the desk,” Buckley mentioned following the club’s 68-point drubbing by an impressive Geelong.
“I believe that is what it comes right down to as a result of … it is not for lack of perception in what the place has carried out for him, what it brings for him and the chance it gives and the love and care and connection to not solely the membership however specifically his teammates.
“However sure, there nonetheless must be a financial end result that’s passable for each events.”
De Goey is one among 4 key gamers Collingwood are but to re-sign with Darcy Moore, Brody Mihocek and Josh Daicos uncontracted for subsequent season. The Magpies are hopeful of securing the quartet nevertheless they’ve been eager for readability on listing sizes and complete participant funds earlier than locking them in.
Mihocek has acquired a three-year provide after being the main goalkicker this season and Collingwood are snug with the progress of negotiations relating to 2020 All-Australian Moore, who has acknowledged he desires to stay a Magpie.
Buckley was not fussed on the prospect different golf equipment had been focusing on DeGoey, who doesn’t have a supervisor, or that he could have had discussions with them.
“Most gamers do [meet other clubs]. If they do not their managers will. We’re in an open market,” Buckley mentioned.
The upset coach, who admitted he was shocked on the non-competitive efficiency, mentioned the Magpies would goal a number of areas of want all through the commerce interval after a season that failed to achieve any heights.
In acknowledging the much-discussed key ahead weak spot he mentioned they had been upset they may not play Will Kelly in 2020 after he broke his arm on debut they usually had been acutely aware it was an space that wanted to be strengthened.
“I do know key ahead is the world [of need but] we nonetheless have to replenish our midfield … that may be a goal space,” Buckley mentioned.
“Exterior run, excessive forwards and wingers may be an space that we have to have a look at. I believe our backs are fairly set.”
Buckley mentioned their efficiency towards Geelong was so poor the one apparent rationalization was that they had been spent after their heroic elimination remaining win over West Coast.
“The gamers usually give every little thing that they’ve so the one manner I can comprehend a outcome like tonight is that we had nothing extra to present,” Buckley mentioned.
“One of many phrases I suppose to explain how we really feel in the intervening time is shock and also you do, you’re feeling like that while you get ambushed and there’s no doubt we had been ambushed.”
Peter Ryan is a sports activities reporter with The Age protecting AFL, horse racing and different sports activities.