GEELONG, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19: Patrick Dangerfield of the Cats celebrates a goal during the 2017 AFL round 09 match between the Geelong Cats and the Western Bulldogs at Simonds Stadium on May 19, 2017 in Geelong, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Round 1 of the 2018 AFL season may still be over three months away, but next season’s SuperCoach prices have already been released.

The Herald Sun today revealed that Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield will start the season as the game’s most expensive player, costing an enormous $749,800. Dangerfield averaged 136 SuperCoach points per game in 2017.

Richmond’s Dustin Martin, who averaged 119 points this season, comes in second at $656,000, while Hawthorn ball magnet Tom Mitchell is third at $653,500.

Despite three years of injuries and an aging body, Gary Ablett is the fourth most expensive player, coming in at $631,100 upon his return to Geelong.

See the full list of top priced midfielders, defenders, forwards, ruckmen and draftees below:

Top 10 priced midfielders

Top five priced defenders

Top five priced ruckmen

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Top five priced forwards

Top five priced draftees