The 24-year-old is contracted to Collingwood until the end of the 2022 season, however has stalled contract talks with the club as he awaits to see who his new senior coach will be.
The decision comes as rival clubs begin to circle the Magpies' playing list amid belief there could be "blood in the water" at the club, according to Edmund.
Collingwood are reportedly facing further headaches to their salary cap situation this year, a scenario that saw several key names depart the nest during the 2020 trade period.
A reported 'hangover' from their prior list management structure could lead to a similar off-season for the Magpies.
“There’s still a hangover in relation to the salary cap. We’ve still got some issues we’re dealing with there, but they’re not insurmountable at all," Collingwood Collingwood football boss Graham Wright told SEN earlier this year.