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I don’t want to put the club in a bad position: Scott Lycett

When West Coast Eagle’s ruckman Nic Naitanui went down with a long-term knee injury last week, the stocks went up for back-up ruckman Scott Lycett, who is out of contract at the end of this season.

Lycett has worked hand in hand with Naitanui this season as the Eagles climbed up the ladder, but when Naitanui was ruled out for 12 to 18 months, all eyes looked up to Lycett. But the 25-year-old’s future isn’t clear with the Eagles, despite showing some positive signs this season averaging over 18 hit outs a game alongside Naitanui.

“I’m in love with the footy club, in love with all the boys, at the end of this season I’ve been here for eight years. I just really want to play good footy,” Lycett told 6PR Football after the Eagles win on Sunday.

“I know that if I was to go that it’d put the club in a really bad position, so obviously I’m mindful of that.
“I haven’t made a decision but like I said I just want to play deep into the finals and hopefully win a flag,” he said.

Lycett indicated he wanted the decision to be made quickly and quietly no matter what the outcome is and told 6PR Football he is having a meeting to discuss his future prospects this week.

“I’m going to meet up with my manager during this week and hopefully have a good chat. Sit down and assess all avenues and hopefully we can make a decision soon because I don’t really want to be putting the club in a bad position,” Lycett said.

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