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LISTEN: Betts? Papley? Blues list manager reveals trade plans

THE REBUILDING of the Blues looks set for another chapter this off-season, with Carlton interested in a host of players from around the competition.

The club's list manager Michael Agresta joins this week's Road to the Draft podcast to discuss the Blues' trade plans.

Eddie Betts? Tom Papley? Jack Martin? And how close were the Blues to snaring Stephen Coniglio? 

On this week's episode Agresta discusses Carlton's list build, the rise of Sam Walsh, gives an update on the Blues' youngsters and gives an update on whether the club plans to trade pick No.8.

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In this week's episode ...

Blues list manager Michael Agresta joins the team to chat all things Carlton, including the story behind last year's landmark Liam Stocker trade, the young Blue who has the club most excited, how the Blues view this year's draft pool and the influence of the Seattle Seahawks on their recruiting. 

Episode guide 

1:15 – How Agresta's role has changed as Blues list manager after seven seasons with Sydney.

4:25 – His take on the 2019 NAB AFL Draft pool.

6:15 – Why the Blues' draft order still faces plenty of change despite the season drawing to a close.

9:10 – Agresta reveals when the Blues settled on Sam Walsh as their No.1 pick last year.

10:35 – Get the inside story on the one time Walsh has been nervous with the Blues.

13:05 – What happened when the Crows and Blues recently caught up and discussed their landmark trade in last year's draft?

18:10 – Will the Blues look at drafting the brothers of young pair Paddy Dow and Tom De Koning this season?

20:10 – Where does Carlton see itself in its long-term road back to the finals?

23:20 – Agresta shares whether missing out on Giants free agent Stephen Coniglio changes their approach to the off-season.

24:20 – An update on the names linked to Carlton during the trade period.

28:50 – How the NFL is helping drive Carlton's recruiting agenda.