In an effort to finally break through for a debut finals appearance, the Gold Coast Suns are said to be scanning the horizon for a scything half-back during the upcoming trade period.

While head coach Stuart Dew will dashing options available to him in the form of Oleg Markov, Jy Farrar, Jeremy Sharp for the 2023 season, it is a Docker that has piqued the Carrara club's interest.

As first reported by News Corp, the Suns are said to be toying with the notion of making Nathan Wilson a three-club player.

Wilson has suited up for Justin Longmuir's senior side just twice this season, with a concoction of form and injury conspiring to cruel the 29-year-old's season.

With the former Giant set to come out of contract at the cessation of the season, a shift back to the east coast could well be on the cards, especially when one considers the Dockers' plethora of pacy options already behind the ball.

Across the course of his 151-game career, Wilson has carved out means of 15.4 disposals and 4.1 rebounds 50s each week, with the Western Australian's kicking efficiency the cornerstone of his skillset.

Although Dew's backline also contains the ilk of Connor Budarick, Wil Powell and Wilson's former Freo teammate, Lachie Weller, the trio's rehabilitation with respective ACL injuries has torn plenty of nip off half-back.

At the present, Fremantle is yet to make any real noise regarding an extension arising for Wilson.

The Peel Thunder product returned to his state of origin ahead of the 2018 season, going on to make 74 appearances in purple after 77 with GWS.