In a trade period being touted as one of the most lively in recent years, it’s only fitting a contracted player in the early stages of a lucrative seven-year deal could be at the centre of it.
Such is the state of play for Brodie Grundy, the Collingwood ruckman who remains keen to stay at the Pies but has met with rival clubs about a potential move at season’s end.
The elephant in the room for any potential Grundy move remains his mammoth salary for the next five years, which is set at around the $950,000 mark
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For context, former teammate Adam Treloar was owed $4.5 million over five years by Collingwood when it tried and succeeded in off-loading the midfielder at the end of 2020.
The negotiations with the Western Bulldogs over the financials of Treloar’s…