GEELONG is hunting for a way to move up the order in the first round of Wednesday night's NAB AFL Draft and is prepared to part with its bevy of selections to do so.
The Cats are armed with picks No.14, 17, 24 and 36 as it stands, but that could change.
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Speaking to AFL.com.au's Draft Night Countdown on Wednesday, Geelong list manager Stephen Wells replied in the affirmative when asked if he would be willing to part with some of his prized selections to move up the order in a bid to land defender Fischer McAsey.
"Yeah we would. Not just Fischer, but any of the players really that we think are top-10 players," Wells said.
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"We're looking to improve our position in the draft but we're not willing to give up the farm to do it, so to speak.
"We're very satisfied with the draft hand that we've got at the moment, if it turns out that we have to go to the draft with it."
The club is armed with two first-round selections for 2020 – its own along with West Coast's, which it acquired in the blockbuster deal that saw Tim Kelly become an Eagle.
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However, Wells would give those up if the deal was right.
"Yeah we would. We've talked to all the clubs that we felt we've needed to about that possible trade involving future picks, or the two picks this year," Wells said.
"Once again, it just depends on how much you have to give up, and you have to find a willing partner."