«At the moment I’m very happy with what we’re doing, but who knows?
«I definitely love watching footy, love being involved in footy and I have missed over the last four years that camaraderie, that part of a football club that really gets inside you.»
The supplements saga took a massive toll on the Brownlow medallist and he spent time two years ago in a mental health facility.
The AFL booted Essendon out of the 2013 finals and banned Hird for 12 months, among other punishments, over the scandal.
Hird returned as Essendon coach, but resigned during the 2015 season.
Eventually, 34 current and past Essendon players served WADA-imposed doping bans that gutted the club in 2016.
Hird, who won the 2000 Norm Smith Medal, presented the award at the 2017 grand final.
«For everything that happened at Essendon and all the bad times, there was some really good parts of it as well,» he said.
«Let’s never say never and never close the door totally.»