PERTH, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 07: Chris Mayne of the Dockers looks to pass the ball during the round 20 AFL match between the Fremantle Dockers and the West Coast Eagles at Domain Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

REPORTS: Chris Mayne set to join North Melbourne

North Melbourne has reportedly secured the services of Fremantle forward Chris Mayne.

Former Essendon champion, Tim Watson, has reported that Mayne and the Roos have agreed to terms on a deal that will see the forward leave the Dockers after nine seasons at the club.

“I’ve been told Chris Mayne to North Melbourne is done,” Watson said on SEN radio on Thursday morning.

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 07: Chris Mayne of the Dockers handpasses the ball during the 2016 AFL Round 20 match between the Fremantle Dockers and the West Coast Eagles at Domain Stadium on August 07, 2016 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Carson/AFL Media/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA – AUGUST 07: Chris Mayne of the Dockers handpasses the ball during the 2016 AFL Round 20 match between the Fremantle Dockers and the West Coast Eagles at Domain Stadium on August 07, 2016 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Carson/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Watson went on to question whether Mayne, 27, is the right fit for the Kangaroos.

“I’m not sure he’s what they need. I’d rather Boomer Harvey,” he said.

Mayne, a free agent at season’s end, has kicked 196 goals in 171 career games and is widely expected to walk out of the Dockers at the end of the year.

He enjoyed his best season in 2012, when he kicked 39 goals in 23 games. He kicked 37 in 24 games the following season, but managed just 13 goals last season and has kicked just 18 so far in 2016.

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