MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 04: Adam Cooney of the Bombers arrives for a press conference during an Essendon Bombers AFL training session at True Value Solar Centre on May 4, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

REPORTS: Cooney set to retire

Essendon veteran Adam Cooney is set to retire at the end of the season.

Channel 7’s Mark Stevens reported on Monday evening that Cooney will hang up the boots at season’s end after 13 seasons in the AFL.

The 2008 Brownlow Medalist will play his 250th match this weekend against his former side, the Western Bulldogs.

Cooney has played 30 matches for Essendon since making the move from the Bulldogs at the end of 2014.

An official announcement is expected to be made soon.