Harlequins transfers | 5 back-rowers they should target to sign

Harlequins have started the search to replace Jack Clifford following the announcement that the England international back-row has been forced to retire with a shoulder injury.

Paul Gustard will be looking for a replacement as soon as possible, and have already been linked with a number of players.

Here, we look at five potential targets for Quins:

1. Mark Wilson

The 17-cap England flanker is back at Newcastle Falcons following an unsuccessful loan spell with Sale Sharks. If Wilson is to play a role in the Six Nations/Autumn Internationals, the 30-year-old could do with a few games to tune himself up. Therefore, a loan move to the Stoop would make perfect sense,