GEELONG, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 02: Daniel Menzel of the Cats celebrates a goal during the 2017 AFL round 11 match between the Geelong Cats and the Adelaide Crows at Simonds Stadium on June 02, 2017 in Geelong, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media/Getty Images)

REPORTS: Up to 10 Cats told to look for opportunities elsewhere

Geelong could be about to undergo some serious list changes, with reports the Cats have told as many as 10 players to look for new opportunities elsewhere.

As has been the case in recent trade periods, the Cats will look to bring in more mature aged talent to chase a fourth flag since 2007, after two consecutive preliminary losses.

Two-time Brownlow Medalist and former Cats star Gary Ablett is set to re-join the club, while Devon Smith and Jake Stringer have also been linked to Geelong and that means making room by trading out several current players.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – MAY 04: Gary Ablett of the Suns celebrates a goal during the round seven AFL match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Gold Coast Suns at Etihad Stadium on May 4, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

As it stands, Darcy Lang, Rhys Stanley and Steven Motlop have all been mentioned in possible trade discussions.

However, The Herald Sun’s Mark Robinson reports Geelong has told as many as 10 players they could be traded.

“I was told on Saturday night that Chris Scott told up to 10 players in their exit meetings ‘start looking around for a new club’,” Robinson said on ‘The SuperFooty Podcast’.

Port Adelaide, North Melbourne and most recently, West Coast have been linked with Motlop, while Lang has been linked as a possible part of a trade to secure the return of Gary Ablett.

PERTH, AUSTRALIA – JUNE 15: Steven Motlop of the Cats celebrates a goal during the round 13 AFL match between the West Coast Eagles and the Geelong Cats at Domain Stadium on June 15, 2017 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, Daniel Menzel has received an offer from Geelong, however, it is only a one-year deal and believed to be less than money than his current contract. The 26-year-old kicked 40 goals in 19 games this season and recently told the Geelong Advertiser he wanted to remain at the Cattery, however, whether a deal can be finalised remains to be seen.

“I’d still like to be at Geelong, absolutely, but they’re still things to be worked through,” Menzel said.

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