Former Port Adelaide great Kane Cornes thinks there’s excessive value put on out-of-contract players, warning clubs against overpaying for them.
It comes after a report from The Age stated Collingwood is leading a race of three or four clubs for Lions free agent Dan McStay after tabling him a five-year deal worth close to $600,000 per season.
Speaking on SEN radio, Cornes said he believes off-contract players’ value grows simply due to the fact that they’re out of contract, not necessarily for their football ability.
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And he questioned the Magpies’ $3 million offer to McStay.
“You would think this guy is a superstar. He’s been the most…