North Melbourne has dismissed reports departing AFL football operations manager Adrian Anderson would join the Roos as chief executive, a role not filled on a permanent basis since the resignation of Eugene Arocca mid-season.
Sources at Arden Street claimed the Roos had not spoken to Anderson about the position, confirming what Anderson said in his press conference today. North said there was no suggestion of him joining the club in the role, despite bookmakers making Anderson $2 favourite for the job.
"I've got a couple of ideas but it's not something I'm going to rush into," said Anderson about his future prospects.
"I haven't had any discussions with North and I haven't made any decisions about what I'm going to do next.
"I don't think it's appropriate now to speculate on what I might or might not do. In due course, I'll make an announcement about that. I'm not burnt out and I'm looking forward to my next challenge."
Rohan Connolly, a senior football writer for The Age and radio broadcaster with sports radio station 1116 SEN, has been covering the game since 1983. A multi-AFL Media Association award-winner known for his passion and love of the game, he analyses the AFL for the newspaper and contributes a blog and weekly video, "Footy Fix", for The Age's football website, Real Footy.
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