Collingwood wants to part ways with Adam Treloar because his wife and child’s departure to another state is thought to affect his performance.
The AgeSam McClure reports that Treloar’s wife, professional netminder Kim Ravaillion, and his six-month-old daughter, Georgie, are at the center of the Magpies’ desire to unload the 27-year-old in the off-season.
Ravaillion is moving to Brisbane with Georgie having signed a 10-month contract with the Queensland Firebirds, while Treloar has plans to remain in Collingwood where he remains a contracted player until 2025.
But as reported by Foxfooty.com.au on Monday night, the Magpies told the baller I know they don’t want him any more – and they are ready to subsidize his salary at a new club to help push him out.
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Treloar is disillusioned with the club he believes is trying to offload his salary, which will increase in 2021 to nearly $ 900,000.
But the Magpies claim that’s not true, saying he would want to go even if he were on a much smaller deal, according to McClure.
Treloar has spoken honestly in the past about a battle with anxiety, saying Foxy Footy in an interview last year: “I remember if it wasn’t for my partner Kimmy, for Nick Maxwell, Bucks, Jacqui (Louder), my very good psych / friend and family, I probably wouldn’t have played football to be honest with you. ”
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Collingwood reportedly disagrees with Treloar’s assertion that he can stay at the top of his game without his family in Melbourne.
The club will not make public comment but told The Age it has been open and honest with Treloar, who is frustrated with how the club is handling the saga.
His options now are to seek a trade – most likely for the Gold Coast Suns since the Brisbane Lions are out – or try to force Collingwood to honor the rest of its bumper contract.
Treloar has shown no indication that he wants to join the Suns who are starting to cool down on the player due to his lack of interest.