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AFL may introduce EPL-style player loan system (afl site)


English Premier League-style short-term player loans could be introduced this year as the AFL continues its push for a mid-season player movement period.

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan told reporters on Wednesday that if he could change one thing about the competition it would be to free up player movement so struggling clubs could rebuild more quickly than today's standard five- or six-year period.

McLachlan reiterated his desire for the introduction of a mid-season trade or draft period or both to allow clubs to bolster their lists outside of the existing October trade period and November's national, pre-season and rookie drafts.

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