Gold Coast star Ben King has given Suns fans the strongest hint yet that his future lies on the sandy beaches of Cavill Avenue.

King's contract expires at the end of the 2022 season and there has been plenty of speculation that he would be tempted to head back to Victoria.

Essendon has long been linked with the 21-year-old, while his brother Max is starting to make the Saints forward line his own.

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The links between Ben and the Saints- his boyhood club- have been there since he was drafted to the Suns and you'd suspect St Kilda will at least be asking the question of the Gold Coast goal-kicker.

Speaking to 7 News, King said that he has faith in the direction of the Suns, despite the lack of success at the club in its short lifetime.

"I've seen enough from this club in terms of the future that I think we are going to have here, finals or not, I'm pretty comfortable with where this club is heading," King said.

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"Max puts no pressure on me whatsoever. He's loving it down there and he knows I'm loving it up here so he's never tried to tempt me or anything like that."

Gold Coast football boss Wayne Campbell spoke recently about the Suns' desire to retain their leading goal-kicker from last season.

King isn't the only star Sun out of contract at the end of the season with Jack Lukosius and Izak Rankine also without a deal after 2022.

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Despite speculation about the trio's future, Campbell is confident that the club can retain all three of their young stars.

“The feedback from them has been really positive,” Campbell told News Corp.

“They walk around with a smile on their face. They are really committed to the Gold Coast and the Gold Coast Suns.

“They love being up here and we are really relaxed with where it is at. It seems positive.

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“We would love their signature (now) but it’s not something we wake up every day thinking about.”

South Australian Jack Lukosius wasn't as strong on his commitment to the club, saying that his focus was firmly on this season and playing finals.

"I'm really looking forward to the opportunity of playing forward this year, and really looking forward to hopefully playing finals for the first time," he told 7 News.