Port Adelaide's Xavier Duursma is reported to have no interest in a move to either North Melbourne or West Coast, with the young midfielder floated as the player added into trade discussions to potentially break the trade deadlock for a deal that would see Jason Horne-Francis land at Alberton.

With the Horne-Francis trade hanging in the balance, the stalemate continues, with Port Adelaide exploring all options with both North Melbourne and West Coast to accumulate enough capital to satisfy the Kangaroos.

Without enough on their own, Port have been exploring the possibility of a three-way trade involving West Coast to help them secure Horne-Francis. On top of that, they are working to secure Junior Rioli from West Coast.

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With Port Adelaide so far only able to offer Pick 8 plus a future first-round selection, the need to involve a player of quality has become apparent to get the deals done.

West Coast are thought to be asking for promising young players such as Mitch Georgiades to slide from Pick 2 to 8 plus Port's future first. This would see Junior Rioli get his wish to move to Port Adelaide.

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However, the Eagles are said to not be happy with losing Pick 2 and Rioli for just Pick 8 and a future first-round pick and are holding firm on the need for a player to be involved as well.

With it coming to a head, Duursma was mooted as the potential candidate to break the deal open. However, the man who fell out of favour this season, playing just 11 games, is not keen to move, as reported by The Herald Sun. 

The winger is committed to helping rediscover his best form and help Port challenge for finals and the top four again. It's been reported that he communicated this via his manager David Trotter during discussions with Port's football department chiefs.

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After a strong first two seasons at the Power, Duursma has seen injuries and form stall his progress. Originally drafted with Pick 18, the Gippsland product is determined to get back to his best.

For their part, the Eagles are happy to keep Pick 2 and deal with Port exclusively for Rioli if a suitable deal cannot be struck.

With less than a week of the trade period left, there is still some time to reach a deal, however Port Adelaide may find themselves with a tough choice to make if the stalemate continues.