Port Adelaide think Ken Korn Carlton should win this season and next Premier League before a “significant” salary pressure with a number of out-of-contract stars.
The Blues are one of the best teams this year and sit fifth in the table with a record 10-4, pushing the top four in the second half.
The club’s top priority is to lock up Charlie Kurno (Channel 9’s next contract, which is estimated to cost $ 1.1 million per season), Harry McCain ($ 1.1 million) and Tom de Kong ($ 800,000), all without a contract after 2023.
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In recent weeks, de Kong has dubbed the 22-year-old “the next $ 1 million player.”
Carlton has recently recruited friends such as Zach Williams, Jack Martin, Adam Sad and Adam Sera to the club for big sums of money, as well as breaking into lucrative contracts with Patrick’s friends. Cripes, Sam Walsh and Jacob White.
Speaking on Channel 9 Leg assigned, Corners believes that the Blues’ salary cap is narrowing and that players will be able to get better information, which means they have a good chance of winning the club’s 17th flag this year and next.
“It’s a big problem. I’m talking about ‘the budget deficit’ because the issues will be significant by the end of next year. ”
“They can’t afford to focus on that, they have to grow fully this year and next. I think they should win this year or next.
“How do you meet all these players? They didn’t think De Kong would come quickly in this case, and someone is going to pay him $ 1 million.
“They lose couples. I think they have to win this year or next because the budget is coming.”
Leg assigned Host Craig Hachison agrees, “De Kong Williams and Martin were not in the $ 800,000 script when they were overpaid. He has to give something. “
Cornish Carlton He believes he can go all the way in 2022, thanks to Sunday’s win over Fremant with 31 points and a number of injuries.
“I think they can (win the Premier League),” he said.
They did an unusual job – I thought the cut-off point would come with their injuries – but the way they were able to defend themselves and the brutality around their feet.