8 great players who are available on free transfers this summer

5. Israel Folau

The controversial Australian is undoubtedly one of the best rugby players in the world but will any team go near the 30-year-old with the baggage his signing would carry. Answer? Probably not.

Israel Folau of Australia is tackled by Henry Slade of England during the Quilter International Match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium, Twickenham, London on November 24th 2018, (Photo: Cameron Geran/PPAUK)

6. Matt Mullan

The 32-year-old has been a free agent since leaving Wasps suddenly in January. If he can get back fit, the loosehead would be a good addition for any team in the Premiership.

England Saxons, Matt Mullan (Worcester Warriors) powers his way through the tackles of Tonga’s Pasuka Mapakaitolo – Photo mandatory by-line:Phil Mingo/Pinnacle – Tel: +44(0)1363 881025 – Mobile:0797 1270 681 – VAT Reg No: 768 6958 48 – 12/06/2011 – SPORT – RUGBY UNION – Churchill Cup – Tonga v England Saxons, 14:30 – Kingsholm Stadium, Kingsholm Road, Kingsholm, Gloucester, England