Danny Cipriani has revealed he turned down lucrative offers from abroad to instead join Gloucester after earning a recall to the England squad.
“I was waiting on a possible England call-up,” revealed Cipriani, who has won 14 caps for England.
“It definitely wasn’t expected and it happened and obviously made the decision for me to stay in England,
“That’s not to say I was definitely going to go abroad if it didn’t happen, but it was something I was looking at.
“It was a difficult position, having to keep putting clubs off, and it kept happening.
“So it was very timely and I’m very grateful for the call-up.”