The following statement is exclusive to the Adelaide Football Club and can be found at afc.com.au
Patrick Dangerfield has informed the Adelaide Football Club that he wishes to exercise his rights under the AFL’s free agency rules to return home to Victoria.
Crows Chief Executive Andrew Fagan said:
“Whilst disappointing, we understand that Patrick's decision has been made for personal reasons.
“We will now consider our options, however, our Members and supporters should rest assured that in doing so we will make decisions and take action that is in the best interests of our football club.”
The Club will make no further comment at this stage.
The Free Agency period doesn’t officially open until Friday, October 9, while the AFL Trade Period runs from Monday, October 12, until Thursday, October 22 at 2:00pm (AEST).