LANCE Franklin wants to stay at Hawthorn after his contract expires at the end of the season.
Speaking at the launch of the 'Buddy Boot' yesterday, the four-time All-Australian, reportedly in the sights of GWS, re-iterated that he would make a decision on his future after the season.
"I want to stay at Hawthorn. I love the football club; they've been great for me for nearly nine years, so that's where it stands at the moment," he said.
The comments came a day after champion midfielder Gary Ablett said he wanted to stay with the Gold Coast Suns after his contract expired at the end of 2015.
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