Trade Whispers: No-one will pay 'woefully overrated' Jordan De Goey's $1m-a-year asking price
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The tide is turning in Jordan De Goey's hunt for a new contract, with reports clubs have baulked at his asking price.
A club great has implored him to stick around at a lower salary amid claims only one team is truly interested.

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Jordan De Goey is reportedly asking clubs for $1 million a season, but isn't drawing any interest and has been told by a Collingwood great to take a short-term deal to prove his worth.

The Magpies forward, who is due to face court on October 30 over a charge of indecent assault, was linked to both Carlton and Essendon in recent days.

But as flagged by Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley in his post-semi-final press conference, it appears De Goey is simply trying to find the best deal, wherever that may be.

The Blues and Bombers are in fact "nonplussed" about De Goey, according to the Herald Sun's Jon Ralph, with the clubs feeling like they're being used to drive up his price.

"Let's face it, on his current $800,000-a-year contract, he is woefully overrated," Ralph told Fox Sports News' AFL Tonight.

"Collingwood will have their Copeland Trophy up in the hub tomorrow (Tuesday) night, you'd think for the sixth year in a row he wouldn't finish anywhere near top five. His single top finish is a top eight finish in 2018.

De Goey won't finish high in the Magpies' best and fairest this year, given he only played eight games in the home and away season. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty…
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