The Blues are angered after being told they would receive no compensation for the loss of free agent Jarrad Waite.
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Carlton have hit out at the AFL after the club were told they would receive no compensation for the loss of Jarrad Waite to North Melbourne.
The Blues expected a third-round draft pick for losing the key forward as an unrestricted free agent.
Blues chief executive Steven Trigg said the AFL had to be more transparent in its approach to free agency compensation.
“We are disappointed with the outcome and annoyed with the process, the process part in particular,” Trigg told The Age.
“The lack of transparency about the valuation makes it very difficult for a club to assess how hard to work to keep someone ahead of the transaction.
“We always felt like Waite would be worth a third-round pick, and you factor that into your whole thinking when you’re assessing his visibility to be a free agent.
“I think the AFL themselves would agree that there is a better way of having a more transparent approach to that.”