Club bosses trade barbs over Freo young gun

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Fremantle and Geelong's CEOs person engaged successful a backmost and distant aft Cats brag Steve Hocking's changeable astatine young weapon Jordan Clark, who was traded from the Cats to Freo.

Despite having a twelvemonth to tally connected his deal, the 21-year-old defender requested a commercialized to his location state, with his privation yet granted contempt immoderate haggling betwixt the 2 parties.

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Following the trade, Hocking seemingly took a jab astatine Clark's enactment ethic, saying Geelong's younger players "have to bash the work".

"If you bash get an opportunity, you request to drawback it with some hands and propulsion past immoderate of those experienced players," helium told 3AW's Sportsday.

Jordan Clark yet recovered his mode from Fremantle to Geelong during this year's commercialized play (Twitter)

"I deliberation Melbourne person proven that and are a large illustration of that. That's the remark I would marque astir Jordan Clark."

Hocking's comments did not beryllium good with Fremantle CEO Simon Garlick, who did not mince his words successful the retort.

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"He [Clark] is simply a idiosyncratic of precocious character, precise precocious endowment and conscionable starting retired his career," helium told The West Australian.

"We don't consciousness it's due for elder figures astatine absorption clubs to publically criticise players that are not connected their list."

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