PERTH, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 24: Shaun Burgoyne of the Hawks celebrates a goal during the round 23 match between the West Coast Eagles and the Hawthorn Hawks at Optus Stadium on August 24, 2019 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Hawthorn veteran Shaun Burgoyne is closing in on a move that will extend his playing career, with the 36-year-old set to join the Suns.

Burgoyne has been offered a three-year deal in a player-coach role with the club, with the Herald Sun’s Sam Edmund reporting the news on Tuesday morning on SEN.

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“I’m hearing Shaun Burgoyne is very, very close to being formalised as a recruit at the Gold Coast Suns,” Edmund told SEN Breakfast.

“I’ve been told it’s a three-year deal to join the Suns and reunite with the CEO Mark Evans. There would be a coaching component involved in that as well.

“It would be a great get for the Gold Coast Suns, that’s no secret. I think it’s really, really close.”

Burgoyne played 18 games in 2019 for the Hawks, which took his career tally to 376.