Manu Tuilagi agrees a new contract with Leicester Tigers

  • England centre Manu Tuilagi has agreed on a new contract with Leicester Tigers. BBC Radio Leicester reports
  • He had been linked with moves to several clubs, including Saracens, Worcester and Toulouse
  • The 24-year-old has been out for 13 months with a groin injury
Manu Tuilagi has reportedly agreed on a new deal with Leicester Tigers, ending speculation about his future at the club.

Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill had previously said he believed rivals were offering “huge amounts of money” to lure the Samoa-born back away from the club.

Worcester had been reported to have offered him £1.6m over three years, although those rumours were subsequently denied by Warriors director of rugby Dean Ryan.

More to follow.

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