Delisted Adelaide defender Daniel Talia has suffered a devastating stroke successful his bid to prolong his AFL career, suffering an wounded setback that's forfeited immoderate accidental of playing successful 2022.
The 30-year-old was delisted by Adelaide astatine the extremity of the 2021 season, bringing to extremity a 200-game stint with the Crows successful which helium won 2 All-Australian blazers and a nine champion and fairest.
Talia's manager, Liam Pickering, has revealed helium won't beryllium acceptable to play successful 2022 aft suffering a setback successful his combat against a ft injury.
"His family, they privation to enactment successful Adelaide, he's got 2 young kids nether two, his wife's an Adelaide girl," Pickering told SEN radio.
"He did person a chat with Richmond and I deliberation the Tigers felt the aforesaid thing. They felt it was going to beryllium hard to get him over, anyway.
"They besides had concerns astir his foot, which they've got each close to have, erstwhile we spoke to them consecutive aft the season."
Talia didn't play a azygous AFL lucifer successful 2021 arsenic helium battled his ft injury.
"It's inactive not overmuch good," Pickering said.
"He's going to person to spell backmost and person immoderate surgery.
"Talia won't beryllium playing adjacent year.
"The ft has kept him retired for a twelvemonth and he's been rehabbing it and trying to get it right, but it's conscionable not coming good. He's had different setback with it.
"He'll person to talk to his surgeon and spot wherever it's at.
"It's conscionable not getting immoderate better."
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