Braydon Preuss celebrates a goal in the 2019 round five clash between Melbourne and St Kilda at the MCG. Picture: AFL Photos

BRAYDON Preuss is headed for a third AFL club, with the Melbourne ruckman nominating Greater Western Sydney as his preferred new home. revealed the Giants' interest in the 25-year-old last month and although he weighed up a move to Hawthorn as well, the Demons big man will seek a trade to Greater Western Sydney.

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Preuss, who has two years to run on his contract at Melbourne, is understood to have informed the Demons of his intentions to get to the Giants in the upcoming Trade Period.  


He was overtaken in the ruck pecking order at the Demons by Luke Jackson who the club snapped up with pick No.3 at last year's NAB AFL Draft. 

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Preuss joined the Demons after starting his career at North Melbourne, so has developed as an understudy to premier big men Todd Goldstein and Max Gawn at the top level.

Braydon Preuss and Todd Goldstein go at it during a North Melbourne intraclub in February, 2018. Picture: AFL Photos

He has played 18 games across his career, including 10 at Melbourne in two seasons. 

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The Giants were expected to lose Shane Mumford to retirement however the veteran ruckman is likely to sign another one-year contract as a back-up.