4 other transfer targets linked to Steve Borthwick's Leicester Tigers - Ruck

4 other transfer targets linked to Steve Borthwick’s Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers are looking to spend money following their good start to the Gallagher Premiership season by adding more quality to their squad.

Steve Borthwick’s side have a 100% winning record in the Premiership with nine victories out of nine so far.

Despite losing George Ford, they’ve already confirmed that World Cup-winner Handre Pollard will be arriving as a more than suitable replacement.

Check out four superstars who have been linked with a move to Welford Road below.

#1. George Kruis

  • Age: 31
  • Current club: Panasonic Wild Knights
  • Position: Second-row
  • Honours: England & Lions (45 & 1 caps)

Tigers are hoping to bring former England and Lions second row George Kruis back to the Premiership next season, according to The Rugby Paper.

The 31-year-old has spent the last year playing in Japan for the Saitama Wild Knights following a trophy-laden 11 seasons with Saracens.

A member of the 2017 Lions squad that toured New Zealand, he has said he still has ambitions to add to his 45 England caps.

DID YOU KNOW? Kruis was eligible to play for the Netherlands as his father, Leo, is Dutch


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