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Trade whispers, Luke Jackson, Fremantle Dockers, Melbourne Demons, Brodie Grundy, Simon Goodwin, Gary Pert

Melbourne CEO Gary Pert has suggested they won’t increase their offer to young ruckman Luke Jackson in a bid to stave off a reported big money deal from the Dockers.

Jackson, the West Australian kid who became the highest selected ruckman since Nic Naitanui when snapped up by the Demons with pick three in 2019, looms as the big mover this trade period.

Despite warnings of the “big gamble” on Jackson’s potential, it’s believed Fremantle have offered the young premiership player a long-term deal that could fetch up to $900,000 per season.

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“(Melbourne) are about to lose their young emerging ruckman,” journalist Jon Ralph said on Fox Footy.

“Luke Jackson’s trade request is likely to come mid-week – a deal that could run to seven years on as much as…

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