ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 15: Jackson Trengove of the Power sings the club song after the round 17 AFL match between the Port Adelaide Power and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Adelaide Oval on July 15, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

The Western Bulldogs are reportedly the front runners for Port Adelaide utility, Jackson Trengove, should he leave the Power.

Trengove was dropped following the side’s Round 20 loss to Adelaide and is said to be weighing up his options for next season.

He has been unable to earn a senior recall, despite some impressive form including a 23 disposal, two goal game in round 16 of the SANFL against West Adelaide. reports the Bulldogs’ interest has intensified in recent weeks with the 26-year-old considering a move.

The reigning premiers’ have began looking for other options following news Adelaide’s Jake Lever has ruled out a move to the club, with Melbourne now considered the front runner to secure his signature.

The Bulldogs are in need of another key position player who can pinch hit in the ruck.

Collingwood, Carlton and Hawthorn, all in the need of key position players, have also been linked with a move for Trengove.

He has played a total of 153 games for the Power, since being recruited with pick 22 in the 2008 National Draft.

He has managed 19 games this season, averaging 13 disposals, 7.8 hitouts, 3.3 marks and has kicked 17 goals.

Trengove won the club’s best and fairest award in 20 and was named in the AFLPA’s 22under22 team in 2012.