Daniel Talia is set to undergo minor knee surgery, the injury is not considered serious.
It is expected Talia will return to a running program early in the new year.
“The procedure will interrupt Daniel’s preseason and the Club will provide an update on the time frames around his rehabilitation once the surgery has been completed.” Adelaide High Performance GM, Matt Hass.
Talia averaged averaged 14.3 Disposals & 5.1 Marks in the 2018 H&A season, he has played in 94.0% of games since the beginning of 2014.
AFL FANTASY TAKE
Talia is not season long fantasy relevant due to his key defender role at the Crows, he averaged 57.6pts last season & has a career average of 49.6pts.
If the knee injury continues to be an issue for Talia & cuts into his 2019 H&A season there may an an opportunity that could open up, worth monitoring for early season potential fantasy rookie spots.