The Lions are in desperate need of key backs and the 24-year-old has been on their radar for some time.
The Blues are demanding Richmond’s first-round pick — presently No.12 — for contracted speedster Yarran.
Carlton has rejected Richmond’s offer of pick 31 for Yarran, but the Lions have 17 — received from West Coast for Jack Redden — and 21. Astbury could move to the Lions in a three way trade that could work out for all three clubs.
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