Teague fires shot at board as Blues mess grows

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Carlton manager David Teague has taken a swipe astatine the Blues committee amid the outer reappraisal into the footy department, saying he's lacked enactment from powerbrokers and declaring the nine has not "nailed the process".

The outer reappraisal was launched successful June arsenic a effect of different dismal Carlton season, successful which the Blues are present languishing successful 13th connected the ladder and person extended their finals drought to 8 years.

Teague is contracted until the extremity of 2022 but determination is simply a important anticipation that the reappraisal volition seal his destiny astatine the completion of this season.

Teague contiguous expressed his disappointment successful the Carlton committee successful a media conference, arsenic helium responded to questions astir his future.

"I recognize the reappraisal process," Teague told reporters.

"At times, determination has been immoderate media and immoderate journalism that's conscionable not true. Would I person loved immoderate radical from wrong the nine to travel retired and backmost maine up? Absolutely, I'm not going to lie.

"Have we nailed the process? I don't deliberation so. I deliberation that's clear, and I deliberation everyone would enactment their manus up to that."

Carlton manager David Teague. (Getty)

Teague outlined wherever Carlton indispensable improve, opening successful Saturday's clash with GWS astatine Docklands Stadium arsenic the Blues farewell the legendary Eddie Betts.

"In presumption of the why, the tendency is to get Carlton backmost to being a truly bully footy team. I recognize that and I desperately privation that," Teague said.

"I privation to beryllium portion of that, and I judge I tin beryllium portion of that.

"There's a radical of players down determination that volition person success. They are going to person success.

"We're doing immoderate things right, but we've got to get better.

"There's batch of areas we've got to get better. Our stoppage enactment is conscionable not bully capable astatine the moment, our defence hasn't been accordant enough.

"We've shown periods wherever we've nailed our crippled style, but excessively often we haven't been capable to nail it consistently."

Former St Kilda and Fremantle manager Ross Lyon has this week publically declared connected Nine's Footy Classified that he's unfastened to taking connected Carlton's apical gig.

Teague was blunt erstwhile prodded connected Lyon's interest.

"Well, I'm contracted for 2022. I'm readying for that," Teague said.

"I inactive judge I'm the idiosyncratic to spell forward. Unless helium knows thing that I don't know, past I'm going to proceed to program to beryllium the manager adjacent year."

Carlton manager David Teague. (Getty)

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