Brisbane ruckman Matthew Leuenberger will reportedly join Essendon on a three-year deal.

The Age has reported that Leuenberger will join the Bombers as a free agent this week.

The 27-year-old was also being chased by the Sydney Swans.

Brisbane will not attempt to match the Bombers’ offer and will likely receive compensation pick No. 22.

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