Adelaide quartet David Mackay, Myles Poholke, Ben Crocker and Jordan Gallucci are all in contract limbo with the AFL yet to confirm list sizes for next season.
Crows Head of Football Adam Kelly confirmed the four off-contract players can’t be given certainty about their futures until list sizes are finalised for 2021.
“There are four players in that same situation. They’re waiting patiently,” Kelly told SEN SA’s Kymbo and The Rooch.
“With Kyle (Hartigan) now departing it frees up another spot.
“Some of those four will remain at the club but not the entire four I wouldn’t think at this stage, unless list sizes stay as they are.
“It’s unfortunate for them and it must be frustrating as a player to not have that certainty but until we understand what the list sizes are, we just won’t be able to give that.”
Mackay, 32, debuted in 2008 and has gone on to play 230 games for the Crows. The wingman was part of the losing 2017 Grand Final side.
Gallucci, a first-round selection in the 2016 draft, failed to add to his 27 career matches in 2020 while Poholke has made 16 appearances across four seasons.
Crocker, who joined the Crows from Collingwood at the end of last year, played seven games in his first season at West Lakes.