Posted: 18 October, 2016 by Footy Newsroom

Liam Pickering Explains Why Jordan Lewis Chose Melbourne

Manager speaks out

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Speaking to AFL Trade Radio this morning, player manager Liam Pickering has addressed some of the finer details regarding Jordan Lewis and his bombshell move to Melbourne.

Unlike Sam Mitchell's bargain move to West Coast, Lewis has no coaching aspirations at the Demons.

"We haven't discussed any coaching aspect with the Demons. It's simply a playing deal," said Pickering.

Rumours of a potential move to the Gold Coast were also accurate, but Lewis turned them down:

Pickering also explained the reason his client settled on Melbourne - it is the club he saw the greatest playing future with:

On another note, the player manager addressed the relationship between Lewis and Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson.

"The relationship with Lewis and Clarko is fine," Pickering said.

"They caught up again this morning. There'll be no problems there."

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