Delisted Adelaide defender Daniel Talia has suffered a devastating blow in his bid to extend his AFL profession, struggling an damage setback that is forfeited any likelihood of taking part in in 2022.
The 30-year-old was delisted by Adelaide on the finish of the 2021 season, bringing to finish a 200-game stint with the Crows through which he received two All-Australian blazers and a membership greatest and fairest.
Richmond thought of recruiting Talia however as a substitute signed defender Robbie Tarrant from North Melbourne.
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Talia’s supervisor, Liam Pickering, has revealed he will not be match to play in 2022 after struggling a setback in his battle in opposition to a foot damage.
“His household, they need to keep in Adelaide, he is bought two younger youngsters beneath two, his spouse’s an Adelaide woman,” Pickering instructed SEN radio.
“He did have a chat with Richmond and I feel the Tigers felt the identical factor. They felt it was going to be exhausting to get him over, anyway.
“Additionally they had issues about his foot, which they have each proper to have, once we spoke to them straight after the season.”
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Talia did not play a single AFL match in 2021 as he battled his foot damage.
“It is nonetheless not a lot good,” Pickering stated.
“He’ll have to return and have some surgical procedure.
“Talia will not be taking part in subsequent 12 months.
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“The foot has stored him out for a 12 months and he is been rehabbing it and attempting to get it proper, nevertheless it’s simply not coming good. He is had one other setback with it.
“He’ll have to talk to his surgeon and see the place it is at.
“It is simply not getting any higher.”
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