The Carlton Football Club is able to confirm Adam Saad has requested a trade to the Blues.

“We can confirm that Adam Saad has today notified us of his commitment to join the Carlton Football Club,” said Head of Football Brad Lloyd.

 “Adam has officially requested a trade and we will now work with the Essendon Football Club and Adam’s management to finalise the deal.”

“We welcome Adam’s decision and at this stage will not be providing any further comment.”