Two clubs firm as favourites to lure Brownlow star

Tom Mitchell‘s time at Hawthorn could up at the end of the season, with the 2018 Brownlow medallist open to being traded to another Victorian club.

Mitchell is currently contracted until the end of 2023 and is happy to remain at Waverley Park, but will entertain a move if asked by the club according to a Fox Sports report.

Hawthorn are in rebuild mode having missed out on finals footy for the past two years and currently sitting second last on the AFL ladder this season.

The report states Mitchell is favoured among a host of Hawks veterans, including Chad Wingard, Luke Breust and Jaeger O’Meara, as the one to be moved on by the club given his value.

The Hawks currently have no player at the club locked in beyond 2023.

Reigning premiers Richmond are one club Mitchell would be open to joining, while Carlton would also be an attractive option due to family roots, with the midfielder’s dad a Blues player from 1994 to 1996.

The 28-year-old has played 74 games for the Hawks since joining the club in 2017 after departing the Sydney Swans. He was an All-Australian midfielder in 2017 and 2018.

This season Mitchell is averaging 33.5 disposals per game, which is ranked in the elite category by Champion Data.

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