Jordan De Goey’s profession is at a crossroads after reviews the Collingwood star’s Bali video noticed a multi-year contract evaporate.
Collingwood has reportedly pulled a $3.2m contract provide to Jordan De Goey within the aftermath of his Bali nightclub incident.
The Age’s Michael Gleeson reported that the Magpies had tabled a two-year extension at $800,000, with a set off for an additional two years relying on efficiency and video games primarily based, however withdrew the provide over the weekend.
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While the choice doesn’t imply that De Goey won’t stay with the Magpies, it signifies the membership is reconsidering its stance after the Bali drama.
Video footage of the 26-year-old partying in Bali throughout his mid-season break unfold throughout the web and has put him properly and really on the recent seat with AFL legends and pundits blasting the star’s mid-season antics.
This is regardless of the membership giving De Goey permission to vacation in Bali.
On Saturday the lady within the movies, Remy Jackson, spoke out concerning the backlash and threw her assist behind De Goey.
On the weekend De Goey posted a press release to Instagram slamming media retailers for “the relentless pursuit and persecution of athletes”.
Collingwood are set to have high-level talks with De Goey, soccer boss, president and soccer director Paul Lucuria
De Goey was a no-show at coaching on Monday and isn’t anticipated again till Wednesday.
The report acknowledged the Magpies weren’t prepared to commit a four-year deal as a consequence of his “history of off-field controversies”.
Off-contract on the finish of the season, SEN and AFL 360’s Gerard Whateley stated he believed De Goey was now “unrecruitable” following the Bali incident coming simply months after he was fined $10,000 by the AFL for his involvement in a late-night incident in New York late final 12 months.
He pleaded responsible to a downgraded cost of harassment within the second diploma having first pleaded not responsible to expenses of assault and harassment. Charges of forcible touching had been additionally dropped.
He has an extended checklist of different offences as properly, together with street offences together with rushing whereas driving a sports activities automobile as a P-plater, driving whereas suspended and utilizing a handheld gadget, drink-driving on his P-plates, and mendacity to Collingwood after breaking his hand in a bar struggle.
But it additionally hasn’t stopped two golf equipment — together with St Kilda — from reportedly dipping their hat into the ring with the intention to purchase De Goey’s companies. However, it’s unknown if these have modified in mild of De Goey’s newest incident.
Former St Kilda coach Grant Thomas informed the Herald Sun the Saints can be “derelict in their duty” in the event that they didn’t throw the chequebook at De Goey, who’s “not the only naughty boy”.
“There is nothing dangerous about Jordan,” he informed the Herald Sun.
“If he has the right structure around him, the right management, the right leadership, the right development, he will turn out to be the perfect human being we all wish all of our sports heroes were.
“There are so many scallywags in the AFL we don’t even hear about or know about. That is because the club covers it up. Jordan is not on his own.”
AFL commentators agreed De Goey’s commerce worth has plummeted after his newest off subject scandal.
“It certainly puts more seeds of doubt in other clubs that were considering having a crack at him as a free agent and trying to get him to the football club,” Leigh Montagna stated on Fox Footy’s First Crack.
“If there was already some concerns whether it’s at board level or club level discussing do we or don’t we, what are the risks versus rewards — this just adds another layer to it. It might put a few clubs off.
“We know he’s a matchwinner, we know he’s got high-level talent, he is a gun player in the competition, I do think that, but now maybe some clubs might think the risk is not worth the reward.”
Four-time premiership participant Jordan Lewis added: “We’ve seen so many examples over the last five to 10 years when the game has become more system-based than individuals starring,” he stated.
“There’s so many examples to say that one player cannot win you a premiership or change the way you go about it, but it can certainly impact the group. I think in this case the bargaining power is getting less and less.
“If I’m another club, if I’m a player at another club and involved in the leadership group and key decision makers, I don’t think I’d be looking at the Jordan De Goey situation.”