Another top English club set to be investigated for ‘serious’ salary cap breaches

Following Saracens huge fine and relegation, there is another club reportedly under the microscope for breaches of the salary cap.

The reigning Champions Cup holders will be playing in the Championship next season after they were found guilty of ‘bending the rules’ to say the least.

Saracens “accepted” the relegation and “apologised for the mistakes made”

The punishment came after a nine-month investigation into arrangements between Saracens owner Nigel Wray and the club’s players, including England World Cup stars Owen Farrell, Maro Itoje, Billy Vunipola and Mako Vunipola.

However, according to Neil Fissler from The Rugby Paper, now another major English club is set to be investigated, and it’s not Sarries.

Fans have quickly speculated online that it could be big spenders Bristol Bears or Sale Sharks after it was suggested ‘the club concerned are in the running to finish in the top four’.

Here is what fans and journalist have been tweeting since the story was published this morning:

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