Port Adelaide is close to securing the important signing of Matthew Broadbent. Picture: Colleen Petch..

Port Adelaide defender Matthew Braodbent is close to re-committing to the club for the next four years.

Broadbent is in the final year of his contract, but the Power is keen to wrap up the 24-year-old before he is due to become a free agent at the end of next season.

AFL.com.au has reported that the Power utility is believed to have agreed to terms on deal that will keep him at the club until at least the end of 2019.

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