Buckley quashes Harvey to Pies rumours

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has quashed rumours Brent Harvey will be at the Magpies in 2017 declaring the club hasn’t even spoken to him.

It was reported this week the North Melbourne champion could be headed to the Holden Centre next year to continue his AFL career.

“What I will say about Boomer is he won’t be at Collingwood next year,” Buckley told Channel 7. “I’d can clarify that, out of respect for him, he doesn’t need that speculation.

“Either it’s there through his management trying to bump up his value somewhere else or it’s there because it’s an interesting link to make, everyone seems to be linked to Collingwood.”

Harvey remains undecided whether he’ll play on at a rival club next season.