MICHAEL Barlow has met with Gold Coast as he looks for a club to continue his AFL career.

The 28-year-old ex-Docker met with potential new teammates David Swallow and Matt Rosa on the Gold Coast on Sunday to discuss a move to the Suns. 

Gold Coast confirmed the club had spoken to Barlow, but the midfielder is understood to be considering his options. 

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Barlow is a ball magnet who played 126 games with the Dockers including the 2013 Grand Final, however he was delisted at the end of the season as the Dockers looked to blood younger players. 

The talented midfielder had to fight his way into the AFL with the Dockers finally picking him up as a rookie in the 2010 draft. 

He had a brilliant debut season before breaking his leg in round 14, polling 12 Brownlow votes up to that point.

The Suns are keen to add to their midfield stocks and Barlow could provide leadership and experience around the middle. 

He showed last season when he played a run-with role he was still good enough to play AFL. 

The first delisted free agency period closes on Tuesday.