GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JULY 09: Dion Prestia of the Suns kicks during the round 16 AFL match between the Gold Coast Suns and the Brisbane Lions at Metricon Stadium on July 9, 2016 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Suns resigned to losing former top 10 draft pick

The Gold Coast Suns are already planning for without Dion Prestia.

The Courtier-Mail reports that while Prestia is yet to officially inform the club of his desire to leave, he has told his teammates that he will not be at the club beyond this season.

Richmond is said to be his club of choice.

Club officials are resigned to losing the gun onballer, however, are still holding out some hope until they receive an official word on his decision from his manager.

Prestia, 23, has played 95 games for the Suns since being selected with pick No. 9 in the 2010 National Draft.