ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 16: Brad Crouch of the Crows and Trent Cotchin of the Tigers competes for the ball during the round 21 AFL match between the Adelaide Crows and the Richmond Tigers at Adelaide Oval on August 16, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Contract negotiations stall with Crows young gun

Contract negotiations between Adelaide and young gun Brad Crouch have reportedly stalled.

Damien Barrett reported on The Footy Show on Thursday night that the highly rated 22-year-old’s┬ácareer at the club has hit a roadblock, with Crouch only managing four of eight games this season.

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 16: Brad Crouch of the Crows and Trent Cotchin of the Tigers competes for the ball during the round 21 AFL match between the Adelaide Crows and the Richmond Tigers at Adelaide Oval on August 16, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – AUGUST 16: Brad Crouch of the Crows and Trent Cotchin of the Tigers competes for the ball during the round 21 AFL match between the Adelaide Crows and the Richmond Tigers at Adelaide Oval on August 16, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

He was also omitted from this week’s team to face the Suns, along with younger brother Matt.

His omission has coincided with the reports that the player and club are some way away on reaching an agreement on a new deal.

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The Victorian has played 29 career games with the Crows since making since debut in 2013.

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