Jack Trengrove
A trade for Melbourne midfielder Jack Trengove fell over at the last minute for Richmond last year. Source: Darrian Traynor/Getty Images AsiaPac

Richmond is aiming to bolster its midfield depth and is open to the possibility of signing a free agent, Tigers chief executive Brendon Gale says.

Richmond was close to signing Melbourne midfielder Jack Trengove in last year’s trade period, but the former Demons skipper failed a last-minute fitness test after he re-aggravated a navicular injury in his left foot.

Gale said the Tigers have not ruled out trading or securing a free agent at season’s end, with attacking midfielders at the top of their list.

“If there was something there that met our needs – and we know what they are – we would actively pursue that opportunity, but at the same time, we would continue to invest in the draft as well,” Gale told Channel Nine on Monday night.

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