The Bulldogs are interested in Tim Membrey, who has reportedly told the Swans he wants out of the club.
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Sydney forward Tim Membrey has asked the Swans to be traded as he seeks opportunity elsewhere to play senior football.
Membrey has struggled to crack the Swans 22, managing just one game in his two seasons with the club.
The 20-year-old remains behind Lance Franklin, Kurt Tippett, Sam Reid and Adam Goodes, who has signalled his intention to play on into a 17th season.
Membrey kicked a bag of five goals in the Swans’ losing NEAFL grand final last month, and the strong-marking forward has attracted interest from a number of rival clubs.
Western Bulldogs chief executive Simon Garlick told AFL Trade Radio that the club were interested in both Membrey and key position player Kristian Jaksch from Greater Western Sydney.
“We’re interested, they’ve figured in our discussions. We’ve had a pretty strong focus on drafting and development,” Garlick said on Thursday.
“And while that underpins where we’re going we’re really open and proactive and keen to see what we can bring in in the next two-week trade period that could accelerate us. Those two players have ability and are certainly in the mix.”
The Bulldogs will face strong competition for Jaksch however, with Carlton also interested in snaring the youngster.