Unsigned Sydney star Errol Gulden has looked to reassure Swans fans that his allegiance remains with the red and white, with the local talent keen to see out the remainder of his career with the club.

Gulden remains without a deal for next year but has continued talks with the club ahead of his fourth season with the Swans.

A graduate of the Swans Academy, Gulden enjoyed a breakout 2023 season to earn All-Australian honours and his maiden best and fairest title, while he was also named NSW Young Athlete of the Year.

The 21-year-old is now in line for a sizeable pay bump with his next deal, which is expected to come with the Swans during this year.

Speaking to RSN, the Sydney wingman said it's a dream to be a Swans player until the end.

"Yeah, absolutely (I see myself staying a Swan)," Gulden said.

"It's always something I'd love to do, being from Sydney and coming through the Academy.

"I love this club so much. It'd be good to play my whole career here.

"I'm not too worried about (my contract) at the moment, it'll all happen in due course.

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 20: Errol Gulden of the Swans celebrates after kicking a goal during the round one AFL match between the Brisbane Lions and the Sydney Swans at The Gabba on March 20, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

"... I don't want to speak about it too much but we've had a few chats here and there but nothing too big."

Gulden's signature isn't the only critical retention task for the Swans this year, with Oliver Florent, Will Hayward, Logan McDonald and James Rowbottom also without deals beyond 2024.

While Gulden has local ties, the aforementioned quartet of Swans hail from outside of New South Wales, and are likely to attract interest from their respective home states.

McDonald is tipped to be in the sights of Western Australian clubs West Coast and Fremantle, with the latter equipped with a trio of first-round picks for this year's draft that could aid their pursuit of the key forward.

Unlike McDonald, Gulden or Rowbottom, Florent and Hayward are eligible for free agency this year.