With pressure increasing on Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley, calls are increasing for the coach to bring on the next generation of Magpies stars.

Frist Nations small forward Kayle Kirby has been lighting up the VFL in 2017, with the 18 year old the competitions leading goalkicker with 27 goals.

Melbourne sportwriter Jay Clark believes Kirby (pictured) would be a welcome addition to the struggling Magpies lineup and the embattled coach could do worse than giving Kirby a chance at the highest level in 2017.