Brisbane skipper Dayne Zorko is set to re-sign with the Lions in the coming weeks.
Zorko is out-of-contract at season's end but will reportedly put pen-to-paper to extend his time at the Lions.
Speaking on Fox Sports News’ AFL Tonight, Zorko said his body was feeling good and he has a lot of footy left in him.
“I think an advantage that I might be blessed with is I didn’t enter the competition until I was 22, most kids enter at 18," Zorko said.
“Hopefully a couple of back-ended years. If I’m playing good football and still helping the team in the capacity I am at the moment, I can’t see why I’m not able to play a little longer.
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“I’d love to, every footballer wants to keep playing, hopefully we can get it extended for another couple of years.”
The 32-year-old isn't the first veteran to sign-on at the Lions this year, with Daniel Rich recently re-committing.
Zorko said the commitment of Rich was a sign of the belief the group has in each other.
“Obviously it has been great to see Richy (Daniel Rich) re-sign last week, I’m extremely comfortable up here. I think you will probably see something done in the next month or two."
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Zorko went on to say a deal was only a matter of time away from being done.
“They (contract talks) are coming along. They’ve been coming along. We’re in talks with the club,” he said.
The Lions have shown plenty of promise to compete for a premiership once again in 2021 despite a 2-3 start to their season.
Zorko, along with fellow onballers Lachie Neale, Jarryd Lyons and Hugh McCluggage were dominant in Saturday's thrashing over the Bombers at the Gabba and will be hoping for more of the same as they face the Blues this weekend.